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Blocked ALTER TABLE ROW ARCHIVAL Causes Other Sessions To Fail With ORA-00904 (Doc ID 2443616.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 20, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When there is an uncommitted DML transaction on a table, ALTER TABLE ROW ARCHIVAL is block waiting for it and new DML transactions from other sessions will fail with ORA-904: invalid identifier.

Example:

The expected behavior is ALTER TABLE ROW ARCHIVAL should error out with "ORA-00054: resource busy and acquire with NOWAIT specified" causing no impact to subsequent DMLs.

Changes

 Enabling row archival on table

Cause

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