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ORA-01450 When Creating an Index (Doc ID 293599.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 16, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.1.7.4 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
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
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Symptoms

When creating an index on an, it fails with the following error:


ERROR at line 1:
ORA-01450: maximum key length (3218) exceeded

or

ERROR at line 1:
ORA-01450: maximum key length (6398) exceeded

Cause

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