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How to clear Table Segment header corruption (ORA-01578) (Doc ID 2281302.1)

Last updated on APRIL 03, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.2 to 12.1]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
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Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
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If there is segment header corruption, How to clear this corruption

ORA-1578 error reported for a file# and block#, this block is part of header block DBA_SEGMENTS.HEADER_BLOCK

As the block is part of segment header





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