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

Last updated on JULY 08, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.1.7.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 08-Jul-2016***

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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