Why Tablespace cannot be reclaimed while free space found in the Tablespace

(Doc ID 2348230.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 16, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

In the database, the tablespaces have free space. But unable to shrink the tablespace/datafiles.

How can we reclaim space?

Cause

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