How to Resolve ORA-08102 Reported on Table SMON_SCN_TIME (Doc ID 978502.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 12, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.1 [Release 9.2 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 22-Feb-2012***


Goal

Goal of this Article is to assist in resolving ORA-8102 on table SMON_SCN_TIME.
The error gets reported by Smon process in the alert log file

Errors in file /opt/bdump/emrep_smon_1241286.trc:
ORA-00604: error occurred at recursive SQL level 1
ORA-08102: index key not found, obj#

Ora-8102 indicates a corruption in the Index involved.

Analyze table SMON_SCN_TIME validate structure ; goes fine

Analyze table SMON_SCN_TIME validate structure cascade online ;  Fails with Ora-1499

Solution

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