Error "ORA-02187: Invalid Quota Specification" When Altering A User's Quota To More Than 2TB

(Doc ID 2059617.1)

Last updated on MAY 09, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


You want to change a user's quota on a tablespace to a specific large value (larger than 2TB but not 'unlimited') but the command fails with the error:

ORA-02187: invalid quota specification

For example:

SQL> alter user scott quota 2049G on users;
alter user scott quota 2049G on users
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-02187: invalid quota specification



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