DROP USER FAILS WITH ORA-01418 (Doc ID 987468.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 11, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Standard Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You cannot drop a user and gets following error:
The drop user command fails with ORA-01418, index does not exists.

After investigating, it seems that the dictionnary is corrupted: there are
values in obj$ with type 1 that do not exists in ind$

The output of the healthcheck script gives the following result:

HCheck Version 8i-11/1.51

Problem: OBJ$ INDEX entry has no IND$ entry
INDEX has no IND$ entry: Obj=75591 ODITEMP.TASK_TXT_FK1
INDEX has no IND$ entry: Obj=75585 ODITEMP.SESS_TXT_LOG_FK1
INDEX has no IND$ entry: Obj=75590 ODITEMP.PK_TASK_TXT
INDEX has no IND$ entry: Obj=75584 ODITEMP.PK_SESS_TXT_LOG
INDEX has no IND$ entry: Obj=75599 ODITEMP.PK_SESS_TASK_LOG

Found 5 potential problems and 1 warnings
Contact Oracle Support with the output
to check if the above needs attention or not

Cause

Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms