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After recovery ORA-14693 / ORA-14694 (Doc ID 2011194.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 08, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 12.1]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


NOTE: In the images and/or the document content below, the user information and environment data used represents fictitious data from the
Oracle sample schema(s), Public Documentation delivered with an Oracle database product or other training material. Any similarity to actual
environments, actual persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental and not intended in any manner.

For the purposes of this document, the following fictitious environment is used as an example to describe the procedure:

Pluggable Database Names: PDB11,PDB12,PDB13


SQL>  alter pluggable database all open;

ORA-14693: The MAX_STRING_SIZE parameter must be EXTENDED.

SQL> show pdbs

   CON_ID CON_NAME                       OPEN MODE  RESTRICTED
---------- ------------------------------ ---------- ----------
         2 PDB$SEED                       READ ONLY  NO
         3 PDB11                          MOUNTED     NO             <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<  This database is not opened
         4 PDB12                          READ WRITE NO
         5 PDB13                          READ WRITE NO

SQL> alter pluggable database PDB11 open;
alter pluggable database PDB11 open
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-14693: The MAX_STRING_SIZE parameter must be EXTENDED.


SQL> sho parameter max_string_size



------------------------------------ ----------- ------------------------------

max_string_size string STANDARD             <<<<<<<<<< in CDB$ROOT


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