DBA_ENCRYPTED_COLUMNS Show Columns That Do Not Exist In The Table

(Doc ID 415247.1)

Last updated on JUNE 04, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 04-Jun-2013

Symptoms

Some columns appear in DBA_ENCRYPTED_COLUMNS for a table but they do not exist in DBA_TAB_COLUMNS.

When trying to change encryption algorithm of the table, the error ORA-904 appears :

Cause

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