How To Resize Tempfiles If Receiving An ORA-03297 (Doc ID 274283.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.0.1.4 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 9.0.1 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.



Goal

When trying to free space (using resize) from a temporary tablespace, you receive an ORA-03297 error.
ORA-03297: file contains used data beyond requested RESIZE value.

Coalesce, etc., does not help to get rid of the temp segments. Also making the temp tablespace permanent is not possible.

Solution

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