SQL*Loader raises ORA-1536 Space Quota Exceeded for Tablespace A_TBS (Doc ID 957807.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 9.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.2
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

You start SQL*Loader (as user SQLLOADS) to load data into a table located in another schema (A_SCHEMA). This raises the errors:

ORA-01536: space quota exceeded for tablespace 'A_TBS'
SQL*Loader-605: Non-data dependent ORACLE error occurred -- load discontinued
.

The user who started SQL*Loader (SQLLOADS) has granted the privilege UNLIMITED TABLESPACE and the mentioned tablespace A_TBS has plenty of free space.

Cause

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