Pre-upgrade script fails with ORA-01536: space quota exceeded for tablespace error (Doc ID 2259803.1)

Last updated on APRIL 28, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The following error is occurred when runing pre-upgrade script utlu112i.sql

ERROR at line 1:
ORA-01536: space quota exceeded for tablespace <tablespace_name>
ORA-06512: at line 3
ORA-06512: at line 2869
ORA-00904: "TZ_VERSION": invalid identifier

Further while trying to grant unlimited quota to user for tablespace also fails with below error:

alter user <user_name> quota UNLIMITED on <tablespace_name>;
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-00604: error occurred at recursive SQL level 1
ORA-01536: space quota exceeded for tablespace <tablespace_name>
ORA-06512: at line 3

Cause

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