Unused Columns Count against 1000-column Table Limit Causing ORA-01792 on Compressed Table (Doc ID 2259600.1)

Last updated on MAY 17, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Columns cannot be physically dropped from compressed tables.  This is not a bug.

 
Example:

 

Changes

 A column was dropped from a table compressed with advanced table compression.

Cause

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