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Resize Does Not Work Although Query Shows Free Space Available ORA-03297 (Doc ID 380473.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 04, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 10.1 to 11.2]
Oracle Database Exadata 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
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Symptoms

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Alter tablespace <tablespace_name> resize size;  (as can be used for a BigFile Tablespace)  results in
  ORA-03297: file contains <num> blocks of data beyond requested RESIZE value;
or
  ORA-03297: file contains used data beyond requested RESIZE value
even though freespace is available.

Changes

 

Cause

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