ORA-01552 While Creating Undo Tablespace (Doc ID 443570.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.8 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 20-Sep-2016***

Symptoms

While creating undo tablespace or Rollback segment ORA-01552 is received.

 

create undo tablespace undotbs2 datafile '/dev/vx/rdsk/test/undotbs1' size 3069m
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-00604: error occurred at recursive SQL level 1
ORA-01552: cannot use system rollback segment for non-system tablespace 'TESTING'
ORA-06512: at line 2
CREATE ROLLBACK SEGMENT R1 TABLESPACE SYSTEM
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-00604: error occurred at recursive SQL level 1
ORA-01552: cannot use system rollback segment for non-system tablespace TESTING'
ORA-06512: at line 2

Changes

Undo tablespace was offline dropped and the database was open after a fake recovery.

Cause

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