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ORA-10635 error is reported when shrinking a table (Doc ID 732519.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 11, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 10.2 to 12.1]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - 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 01-Jul-2016***

Oracle Server Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.4



Symptoms

Getting ORA-10635 error when shrinking a table.

SQL> alter table <table_name> enable row movement;
Table altered.

SQL> alter table <table_name> shrink space compact;
alter table <table_name> shrink space compact
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-10635: Invalid segment or tablespace type

Cause

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