ORA-01450 Error on Create Index (Doc ID 747107.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 9.2 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 13-Oct-2015***


Goal

ORA-1450 error during create index. The db block size is 8k and not possible to recreate the database with different block size.

SQL> create table t (aaa varchar(4000), bbb varchar(3000));
Table created.

SQL> create index t_idx on t (aaa,bbb);
create index t_idx on t(aaa,bbb)
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ERROR at line 1:
ORA-01450: maximum key length (6398) exceeded

Solution

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