ORA-03297 Resizing Empty Datafile
(Doc ID 415474.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 19, 2019
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 188.8.131.52 to 184.108.40.206 [Release 9.2 to 12.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
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
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 19 Jul 2012
**Checked For Relevance 26-Aug-2014**
**Checked For Relevance 26-Jan-2016**
**Checked For Relevance 27-Jan-2017**
When attempting to resize datafiles that are empty, the following error occurs:
ORA-03297 file contains <num> blocks of data beyond requested RESIZE value
or in later versions
ORA-3297 file contains used data beyond requested RESIZE value
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