How to Drop an Offlined Tablespace, if Partitions from a Partitioned IOT Reside In It (Doc ID 394665.1)

Last updated on MAY 12, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.1 to 10.2.0.1 [Release 9.2 to 10.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

1- When lost a datafile and try to drop the owner tablespace after putting it offline,
the following error occurs

ORA-14117 Partition resides in offline tablespace.

2- When follow solution in <Note 267125.1> How to drop an offline tablespace, if partitions from a partitioned table resides in it. After identifying which tables causes the problem  and try to create a temp table, as described in the note, the following errors occurs:

ORA-25191: cannot reference overflow table of an index-organized table

Cause

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