ORA-01536, when enough space is available (Doc ID 270582.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 17-Jul-2016***

Symptoms

Insert on a table reports: ORA-01536.

01536, 00000, "space quota exceeded for tablespace '%s'"
// *Cause:  The space quota for the segment owner in the tablespace has
//          been exhausted and the operation attempted the creation of a
//          new segment extent in the tablespace.
// *Action: Either drop unnecessary objects in the tablespace to reclaim
//          space or have a privileged user increase the quota on this
//          tablespace for the segment owner.


Enough space is available in the tablespace.
A 'grant unlimited tablespace to <username> has been executed.
However, the same error remains.

Cause

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