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

Last updated on JULY 05, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 9.0.1 to 19]
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


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.


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