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

Last updated on FEBRUARY 01, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
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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




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