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Altering the CLOB to add the compression failing with ORA-00902: Invalid Datatype (Doc ID 2831422.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 09, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When you are trying to compress the SecureFile LOB as follows, it will fail:

ALTER TABLE TEST MODIFY
  CLOB(TEMP_RESULT_XML) (COMPRESS HIGH);

Error starting at line : 1 in command -
ALTER TABLE TEST MODIFY
  CLOB(TEMP_RESULT_XML) (COMPRESS HIGH)
Error report -
ORA-00902: invalid datatype
00902. 00000 - "invalid datatype"

Cause

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