ORA-01792 While Adding A Column To The Table Even With Less Number Of Columns (Doc ID 2116118.1)

Last updated on JULY 21, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 21-Jul-2017***

Symptoms

ORA-01792 even when columns in the table has not reached max limit 1000, as shown in desc and dba_tab_columns

But we can find many SYS_NC columns in table. Since the number of columns is reach table limit, this affect the future schema change.

 

Cause

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