ORA-904 Error During Online Redefinition - DBMS_REDEFINITION.COPY_TABLE_DEPENDENTS

(Doc ID 837751.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 25, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.

***Checked for relevance on 25-Dec-2016***

Symptoms

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

Cause

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