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ORA-904 Error During Online Redefinition - DBMS_REDEFINITION.COPY_TABLE_DEPENDENTS (Doc ID 837751.1)

Last updated on JUNE 13, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.


ORA-00904: "<column name>": invalid identifier

Will occur if a table that is being redefined has an index, constraint or trigger on a column that is not included in the redefinition (ie the interim table) and DBMS_REDEFINITION.COPY_TABLE_DEPENDENTS is executed


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