RDBPROD: Locking When Creating/Dropping Index On Table (Doc ID 390562.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Rdb Server on OpenVMS - Version 7.0 and later
HP OpenVMS Alpha
HP OpenVMS VAX
HP OpenVMS Itanium

Symptoms

When trying to create or drop an index on a table which has been used by other users who remain connected to the database, the CREATE/DROP INDEX waits until these users have all disconnected. Why? 

Cause

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