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8 ORA-09870 to ORA-12100

ORA-09870: spini: failure initializing maximum number of open files.
Cause: ulimit system call returned an error.
Action: Check errno.
ORA-09871: TASDEF_NAME: translation error while expanding ?/dbs/tasdef@.dbf.
Cause: Failure of sltln(?/tasdef@.dbf) while creating test and set pages.
Action: Check additional return error for more information.
ORA-09872: TASDEF_CREATE: create failure in creating ?/dbs/tasdef@.dbf.
Cause: Create() failed when trying to create the tasdef file.
Action: Verify permissions on $(ORACLE_HOME)/dbs directory.
ORA-09873: TASDEF_OPEN: open error when opening tasdef@.dbf file.
Cause: Unable to open tasdef@.dbf file.
Action: Check errno. Possible permission problem. Verify that tasdef@.dbf file exists.
ORA-09874: TASDEF_READ: read error, unable to read tasdef@.dbf file.
Cause: Read system call returned an error when attempting to read ?/dbs/tasdef@.dbf.
Action: Check errno returned. Sgadef file may be corrupted or incompatible with oracle version.
ORA-09875: TASDEF_WRITE: write error when writing ?/dbs/tasdef@.dbf file.
Cause: Write call failed.
Action: Check errno returned. Possibly out of space on device.
ORA-09876: TASDEF_CLOSE: unable to close ?/dbs/tasdef@.dbf file.
Cause: Close system call returned an error.
Action: Check errno returned. Possible operating system failure.
ORA-09877: sstascre: shmget error, unable to get a shared memory segment.
Cause: Error in shmget.
Action: Check errno returned. Verify that enough shared memory is available on the system.
ORA-09878: sstascre/sstasat: shmat error, unable to attach tas write page
Cause: Error in shmat.
Action: Check errno returned.Verify that enough shared memory is available on the system.
ORA-09879: sstascre/sstasat: shmat error, unable to attach tas read page
Cause: Error in shmat.
Action: Check errno returned.Verify that enough shared memory is available on the system.
ORA-09880: sstasfre/sstasdel: shmdt error, unable to detach tas write page
Cause: Error in shmdt.
Action: Check errno returned.
ORA-09881: sstasfre/sstasdel: shmdt error, unable to detach tas read page
Cause: Error in shmdt.
Action: Check errno returned.
ORA-09882: sstasfre/sstasdel: shmctl error, unable to remove tas shm page
Cause: Error in shmctl.
Action: Check errno returned.
ORA-09883: Two Task interface: oratab file does not exist
Cause: The oratab file does not exist.
Action: Install oracle before you use it or recreate the oratab file.
ORA-09884: Two Task interface: SID doens't match current PU
Cause: You are trying to start oracle on another PU than you configured oracle on or there is no entry for this SID in oratab file.
Action: Start oracle with this SID on its designated PU (see oratab file). Or install the new database with SID.
ORA-09885: osnTXtt: cannot create TXIPC channel
Cause: The TXIPC driver failed to create pipes for two-task communications with the oracle shadow process.
Action: You have probably exceeded the maximum number of open file descriptors per user or the system file table is full. Note the operating system error code and contact your system administrator.
ORA-09886: osnTXtt: translation error while expanding txipc@.trc.
Cause: Failure of sltln(txipc@.trc) while creating debug channel.
Action: Check additional return error for more information.
ORA-09888: osnTXtt: txipc channel creation failed
Cause: The txipc driver failed to create channels for two-task communications with the oracle shadow process.
Action: You have probably exceeded the maximum number of open file descriptors per user or the system file table operating system error code and contact your system administrator.
ORA-09889: osnTXtt: access error on oracle executable
Cause: The txipc driver could not access the oracle executable.
Action: Check the permissions on the ORACLE executable and each component of the ORACLE_HOME/bin path.
ORA-09890: osnTXtt: malloc failed
Cause: The txipx driver failed to allocate enough heap space for its context area buffers.
Action: Contact your customer support representative.
ORA-09908: slkmnm: gethostname returned error code.
Cause: The system call gethostname returned an error.
Action: This is most likely an internal error. Make sure gethostname is successful in other contexts, and if so contact Oracle support.
ORA-09909: Malloc of scratch buffer failed.
Cause: Memory needed for a temporary buffer could not be allocated. The additional information field contains the number of bytes that ORACLE attempted to allocate.
Action: Check the UNIX error number. It is probable that the system has run out of memory. If there is no error, contact ORACLE support.
ORA-09910: Unable to find ORACLE password file entry for user.
Cause: No entry exists for the user in the ORACLE password file.
Action: Have the database administrator install a password entry by running orapasswd.
ORA-09911: Incorrect user password.
Cause: The password entered by the user was incorrect.
Action: Enter the correct password.
ORA-09912: Malloc of name buffer(s) failed.
Cause: ORACLE was unable to allocate memory for one or both of the buffers that are used to hold the name of DBA and the operator users.
Action: Check the UNIX error number. It is probable that the system has run out of memory. If there is no error, contact ORACLE support.
ORA-09913: Malloc of dummy name failed.
Cause: ORACLE was unable to allocate memory for the user name that is to to be used in the encryption of the user's password.
Action: Check the UNIX error number. It is probable that the system has run out of memory. If there is no error, contact ORACLE support.
ORA-09914: Unable to open the ORACLE password file.
Cause: ORACLE could not open the password file for reading.
Action: Check the UNIX error number. If the error number indicates that the file does not exist, have the database administrator create the file by running orapasswd. If the error number indicates insufficient permissions, ask the database administrator to change the permissions. Otherwise, contact ORACLE customer support.
ORA-09915: Password encryption failed.
Cause: ORACLE was unable to encrypt a password.
Action: This is an internal error - contact ORACLE customer support.
ORA-09916: Required password was not specified.
Cause: A user attempted to connect as "internal," but did not specify a password.
Action: Connect as internal again and specify a password.
ORA-09918: Unable to get user privileges from SQL*Net
Cause: ORACLE was unable to retrieve the user's privilege set from the SQL*Net connection.
Action: Check the UNIX error number for a possible operating system error. Also check the "additional information" field for the SQL*Net error. If there is no error, contact ORACLE support.
ORA-09919: Unable to set label of dedicated server
Cause: ORACLE was unable to set the label of the dedicated to server to the required value.
Action: Check the UNIX error number for a possible operating system error. Also, check the privileges on the oracle executable. It should have at least "allowmacaccess" privilege.
ORA-09920: Unable to get sensitivity label from connection
Cause: ORACLE was unable to retrieve the user's sensitivity label from the SQL*Net connection.
Action: Check the UNIX error number for a possible operating system error. Also check the "additional information" field for the SQL*Net error. If there is no error, contact ORACLE support.
ORA-09921: Unable to get information label from connection
Cause: ORACLE was unable to retrieve the user's information label from the SQL*Net connection.
Action: Check the UNIX error number for a possible operating system error. Also check the "additional information" field for the SQL*Net error. If there is no error, contact ORACLE support.
ORA-09922: Can't spawn process - background log directory not created properly
Cause: ORACLE was unable to spawn a background process because the directory that will hold trace files of the background processes was not created properly.
Action: Examine the directory pointed to by the initialization parameter "background_dump_dest". Make sure that all of the following is true:

1. The directory exists.

2. The name indeed points to a directory, and is not a file.

3. The directory is accessible and writable to the ORACLE user.

ORA-09923: Can't spawn process - user log directory not created properly
Cause: ORACLE was unable to spawn a background process because the directory that holds the trace files of the dedicated server processes was not created properly.
Action: Examine the directory pointed to by the initialization parameter "user_dump_dest". Make sure that all of the following is true:

1. The directory exists.

2. The name indeed points to a directory, and is not a file.

3. The directory is accessible and writable to the ORACLE user.

ORA-09924: Can't spawn process - core dump directory not created properly
Cause: ORACLE was unable to spawn a background process because the directory that holds the core dumps produced by ORACLE processes in the event of exceptions was not created properly.
Action: Examine the directory pointed to by the initialization parameter "core_dump_dest". Make sure that all of the following is true:

1. The directory exists.

2. The name indeed points to a directory, and is not a file.

3. The directory is accessible and writable to the ORACLE user.

ORA-09925: Unable to create audit trail file
Cause: ORACLE was not able to create the file being used to hold audit trail records.
Action: Check the UNIX error number for a possible operating system error. If there is no error, contact ORACLE customer support.
ORA-09926: Unable to set effective privilege set of the server
Cause: A dedicated server was unable to set it's own privilege set.
Action: Check the privileges granted to the ORACLE executable. It must have at least "allowmacacess" privilege.
ORA-09927: Unable to set label of server
Cause: ORACLE was not able to set the label of a server to a new value.
Action: Check the privileges on $ORACLE_HOME/bin/oracle. Make sure that it has "allowmacaccess" privilege.
ORA-09928: Unable to restore the label of server
Cause: ORACLE was unable to restore the label of the server to the value that it had before raising it to database high.
Action: This is an internal error - contact ORACLE support.
ORA-09929: GLB of two labels is invalid
Cause: The result of a greatest lower bound operation on two labels was not valid.
Action: Repeat the operation with two different labels. Consult the system encoding file for the values of valid labels.
ORA-09930: LUB of two labels is invalid
Cause: The result of a least upper bound operation on two labels was not valid.
Action: Repeat the operation with two different labels. Consult the system encoding file for the values of valid labels.
ORA-09931: Unable to open ORACLE password file for reading
Cause: An attempt to open a password file for reading failed.
Action: Make sure that the permissions on the file have not been changed so that the ORACLE user cannot open it.
ORA-09932: Close of ORACLE password file failed.
Cause: An attempt to close a password file failed.
Action: Check the UNIX error number for the specific reason.
ORA-09933: Deletion of old password file failed.
Cause: The removal of the old password file failed.
Action: Check the UNIX error number for the specific reason.
ORA-09934: Link of current password file to old failed.
Cause: ORACLE was unable to create a link so that the old password file could be saved.
Action: Check the UNIX error number for the specific reason.
ORA-09935: Unlink of current password file failed.
Cause: ORACLE was unable to complete the saving of the current password file.
Action: Check the UNIX error number for the specific reason.
ORA-09936: Open of ORACLE password file for write failed.
Cause: ORACLE was unable to create a password file.
Action: Check the UNIX error number for the specific reason.
ORA-09937: Chmod of ORACLE password file failed.
Cause: ORACLE was unable to change a password file to be readonly.
Action: Check the UNIX error number for the specific reason.
ORA-09938: Save of signal handlers failed.
Cause: ORACLE was unable to save the previous values of selected signal handlers.
Action: This is an internal error. Contact ORACLE support.
ORA-09939: Restoration of signal handlers failed.
Cause: ORACLE was unable to restore the previous values of selected signal handlers.
Action: This is an internal error. Contact ORACLE support.
ORA-09940: ORACLE password file header is corrupt
Cause: The header of one of the password files was not in the format that ORACLE expected.
Action: Check the headers of both files. The header should be in the format "FILE VERSION: N.N.N.N.N EXECUTABLE VERSION: N.N.N.N.N" where N is a number. Remove the corrupt file(s) and re-run "orapasswd".
ORA-09941: Version of orapasswd or installer is older than file.
Cause: The version of orapasswd or installer that is being run is older than that of the ORACLE password file. Since the file version is only changed when the format is changed, this error means that the executable is using a different format than that with which the file was created.
Action: Run a version of the installer or orapasswd whose version is the same or later than that of the file.
ORA-09942: Write of ORACLE password file header failed.
Cause: The attempt to write out the header of the ORACLE password file failed.
Action: Check the operating system error number. It is possible that the file system became full.
ORA-09943: Allocation of memory for password list component failed.
Cause: When it is building a list of password file entries, ORACLE allocates memory for various components. One of the allocations failed.
Action: Check the operating system error number. The system has probably run out of memory.
ORA-09944: Password entry is corrupt.
Cause: An entry in an ORACLE password file was not in the format that ORACLE expected.
Action: Removed the corrupt file(s) and re-run "orapasswd."
ORA-09945: Unable to initialize the audit trail file
Cause: ORACLE unable to write header information to the file being used as the audit trail.
Action: Check the UNIX error number for a possible operating system error. If there is no error, contact ORACLE customer support.
ORA-09946: File name too long for buffer
Cause: The buffer that was to be used to hold a file name was determined to be too short for the generated name. This will happen if the translated name for either a trace file or an audit file is longer than the maximum allowed, which on many ports is 256 characters.
Action: Use a shorter file name.
ORA-09947: Unable to allocate connection attributes structure
Cause: ORACLE was not able to allocate the memory needed to hold the attributes of the SQL*Net connection. The "Additional Information" field holds the number of bytes that ORACLE attempted to allocate.
Action: Check the UNIX error number. It is probable that the system has run out of memory. If there is no error, contact ORACLE customer support.
ORA-09948: Process information label retrieval failed.
Cause: ORACLE was unable to get the information label for a process.
Action: Check the UNIX error number for a possible operating system failure. If there is no error, contact ORACLE support.
ORA-09949: Unable to get client operating system privileges
Cause: ORACLE was unable to get the operating system privileges for the client process.
Action: Check the UNIX error number for a possible operating system failure. If there is no error, contact ORACLE support.
ORA-09950: Unable to get server operating system privileges
Cause: ORACLE was unable to get its privileges from the operating system.
Action: This is an error that should never happen. Contact ORACLE customer support.
ORA-09951: Unable to create file
Cause: ORACLE was unable to create a file.
Action: Check the UNIX error number for a possible operating system failure. If there is no error, contact ORACLE support.
ORA-09952: scgcmn: lk_open_convert unexpected return: open failed
Cause: The distributed lock manager returned an unexpected value
Action: Check for system error message and refer to the distributed lock manager documentation or contact your customer support representative.
ORA-09953: scggc: unexpected return of a lock convert
Cause: The distributed lock manager returned an unexpected value
Action: Check for lock manager error message and refer to DLM documentation refer to the distributed lock manager documentation or contact your customer support representative.
ORA-09954: scgcc: unexpected return status to callback of lock close
Cause: The distributed lock manager returned an unexpected value
Action: Check for lock manager error message and refer to DLM documentation refer to the distributed lock manager documentation or contact your customer support representative.
ORA-09955: scgcan: unexpected return status when canceling a lock
Cause: DLM system service x returned an unexpected value
Action: Check for system error message and refer to DLM documentation refer to the distributed lock manager documentation or contact your customer support representative.
ORA-09956: scgcm: unexpected lock status condition
Cause: A global locking system service returned an unexpected value.
Action: Check for system error message (if any) and refer to refer to the distributed lock manager documentation or contact your customer support representative.
ORA-09957: Unable to send termination request to IMON
Cause: The attempt to send a termination signal to IMON failed.
Action: This is an internal error, contact ORACLE support.
ORA-09958: IMON: two processes with the same ORACLE pid are active
Cause: The IMON process was unable to add an entry for a server process because another active process occupies the slot.
Action: This is an internal error, contact ORACLE support.
ORA-09959: IMON: deletion of a process failed.
Cause: The IMON process was unable to delete a server process from its process ID array because no entry for the process could be found.
Action: This is an internal error, contact ORACLE support.
ORA-09960: Unable to establish signal handler for termination signal
Cause: ORACLE was unable to set up a handler for the signal used to notify it that the instance was shutting down.
Action: This is an internal error, contact ORACLE support.
ORA-09961: Unable to restore termination signal handler
Cause: ORACLE failed to set the handler for the termination signal to its previous value.
Action: This is an internal error, contact ORACLE support.
ORA-09966: falure in translation while expanding ?/dbs/lk for lock file
Cause: Oracle failed to translate ?/dbs/lk, when creating a file name for the database mount lock or the instance startup/shutdown lock.
Action: Check additional return errors for more information.
ORA-09967: unable to create or open lock file
Cause: Oracle failed, when making an open system call, inorder to acquire a file lock used by the database mount lock or the instance startup/shutdown lock.
Action: Check errno for more information.
ORA-09968: unable to lock file
Cause: The system call for locking a file returned an error when trying to acquire a database mount lock or the instance startup/shutdown lock.
Action: Check errno for more information.
ORA-09969: unable to close or remove lock file
Cause: The close system call or unlink system call returned an error.
Action: Check errno for more information.
ORA-09974: skxfidini: Error Initializing SDI Channel
Cause: The process was unable to initialize the SDI channel properly.
Action: Correct the operating system error and retry the operation.
ORA-09975: kxfspini: Error Initializing SDI Process
Cause: The process was unable to attach to the SDI channel.
Action: Verify that the SDI process specific limits correctly configured. Correct the operating system error and retry the operation.
ORA-09976: skxfqdini: Error Creating Port
Cause: The process was unable to create a communications endpoint.
Action: Verify that the SDI port specific limits correctly configured. Correct the operating system error and retry the operation.
ORA-09977: skxfqhini: Error Connecting
Cause: The process was unable to connect to another endpoint.
Action: Verify that the SDI port specific limits correctly configured. Check that the other node(s) is part of the cluster and operating properly. Correct the operating system error and retry the operation.
ORA-09978: skxfqhdel: Error Disconnecting from another endpoint.
Cause: The process was unable to disconnect cleanly from another endpoint.
Action: Check that the other node(s) are part of the cluster and operating properly. Check the instance and processes on the other node(s). Correct the operating system error and retry the operation.
ORA-09979: skxfqhsnd: Error Sending a message to another endpoint
Cause: The process was unable to send a message to an existing endpoint.
Action: Check that the other node(s) are part of the cluster and operating properly. Check the instance and processes on the other node(s). Correct the operating system error and retry the operation.
ORA-09980: skxfqdrcv: Error Receiving a message from another endpoint
Cause: The process encountered an error while trying to receive a message.
Action: Check that the other node(s) are part of the cluster and operating properly. Check the instance and processes on the other node(s). Correct the operating system error and retry the operation.
ORA-09981: skxfqdreg: Error Adding a page to the SDI buffer pool
Cause: The process was unable to add a page to the SDI buffer pool.
Action: Correct the operating system error and retry the operation.
ORA-09982: skxfqddrg: Error Removing a page from the SDI buffer pool
Cause: The process was unable to remove a page to the SDI buffer pool.
Action: Correct the operating system error and retry the operation.
ORA-09983: skxfidsht: Error shutting down SDI channel
Cause: The process was unable shut down the SDI channel
Action: Check the SDI persistent resources using SDI tools. Verify that all processes exited cleanly and the instance is safely shut down. Delete any remaining SDI channel IDs associated with the current instance.
ORA-09984: SGA file $ORACLE_HOME/dbs/sgadef$ORACLE_SID.dbf does not exist
Cause: file does not exist or is not accessible
Action: Restart the instance to create the SGA definition file.
ORA-09985: SGA definition file could not be read
Cause: UNIX read() operation failed
Action: check errno and take appropriate action.
ORA-09986: wrong number of bytes read from SGA definition file
Cause: Struct skgmsdef size differs from no. of bytes read from SGA file
Action: Compare the two struct definitions and ensure that they are identical in size and structure.
ORA-09987: unable to attach to SGA in READ-ONLY mode
Cause: The instance is not up, or SGA segments are not read-accessible
Action: Verify that the instance is up and read permissions for the SGA segments are set.
ORA-09988: error while detaching SGA
Cause: skgmsdef struct is corrupted and/or segment addresses are modified
Action: Safely shut down instance and mount SGA segments again.
ORA-09989: attempt to use invalid skgmsdef struct pointer
Cause: Pointer to skgmsdef struct used without validating it
Action: Assign a valid address to the skgmsdef struct pointer before using it.
ORA-10243: simulated error for test string of K2GTAB latch cleanup
Cause: levels 1..6 for insert, 7..11 for delete
Action: None
ORA-10244: make tranids in error msgs print as 0.0.0 (for testing)
Cause: also makes "alter system enable distributed recovery" synchronous
Action: None
ORA-10259: get error message text from remote using explicit call
Cause: for npigem coverage testing (normally called only for V5 remote)
Action: None
ORA-10261: Limit the size of the PGA heap
Cause: the limit is one kilobyte times the level of the event. If the pga grows bigger than this signal an internal error.
Action: None
ORA-10262: Don't check for memory leaks
Cause: Setting this event to level one causes memory leak checking to be disabled. Setting this event to any other non-zero number allows that number to be used as a threshold value when checking for memory leaks in the PGA, SGA, and UGA heaps.
Action: None
ORA-10263: Don't free empty PGA heap extents
Cause: This is useful for debugging since watchpoints are lost on free
Action: None
ORA-10265: Keep random system generated output out of error messages
Cause: so test system files don't diff
Action: None
ORA-10266: Trace OSD stack usage
Cause: Porters should implement this to help them debug their stack implementations. It should be used in at least smcstk().
Action: None
ORA-10267: Inhibit KSEDMP for testing
Cause: Some tests may generate internal or fatal errors on purpose.
Action: LEVEL used by KSEDMP is one less than level of this event.
ORA-10268: Don't do forward coalesce when deleting extents
Cause: setting this event keeps kts from coalescing forward at each extent when dropping a temp segment.
Action: None
ORA-10269: Don't do coalesces of free space in SMON
Cause: setting this event prevents SMON from doing free space coalesces
Action: None
ORA-10270: Debug shared cursors
Cause: Enables debugging code in shared cursor management modules
Action: None
ORA-10281: maximum time to wait for process creation
Cause: used to override the default SPMXWAIT, level = timeout in sec.
Action: None
ORA-10282: Inhibit signalling of other backgrounds when one dies
Cause: Used in KSB
Action: None
ORA-10284: simulate zero/infinite asynch I/O buffering
Cause: Used in KCF, level=1 out of space (red), level=2 infinite (green)
Action: None
ORA-10452: Cannot do block media recovery; media recovery session may be in progress
Cause: A media recovery, RMAN, or flashback database session may have been in progress when an attempt was made to perform block media recovery on the standby database.
Action: Check for and cancel any conflicting recovery session and perform block media recovery on the standby database.
ORA-10456: cannot open standby database; media recovery session may be in progress
Cause: A media recovery, RMAN, or flashback database session may have been in progress on a mounted instance of a standby database when an attempt was made to open the standby database.
Action: Check for and cancel any conflicting recovery session and open the standby database.
ORA-10457: cannot close standby database due to active media recovery
Cause: A media recovery session was in progress on a standby database when an attempt was made to close the standby database.
Action: Cancel the media recovery session and close the standby database.
ORA-10458: standby database requires recovery
Cause: A standby database was in a state requiring media recovery when an attempt was made to open the standby database.
Action: Perform the necessary recovery and open the standby database.
ORA-10459: cannot start media recovery on standby database; another instance may be open
Cause: An attempt was made to perform media recovery on a standby database while another instance performed recovery on the standby or had the standby open.
Action: Close the standby on all other instances, cancel any conflicting recovery session, and perform manual recovery.
ORA-10469: error creating control file backup, no checkpoint
Cause: The control file being backed up did not contain a valid control file checkpoint. Therefore the control file could not be backed up, as such a backup would not be usable later for recovery. A common cause for this situation is that you executed CREATE CONTROLFILE, which mounts the database, but not ALTER DATABASE OPEN, to open the database. The latter operation generates a valid control file checkpoint.
Action: Open the database with ALTER DATABASE OPEN ..., which results in a valid control file checkpoint. Run the backup operation again.
ORA-10546: Cannot perform block media recovery; standby database does not have requisite redo.
Cause: An attempt was made to perform block media recovery on the standby database when the necessary redo was not available.
Action: Wait until the necessary redo is available and reattempt block media recovery.
ORA-10547: Cannot perform block media recovery; standby database is not caught up with primary.
Cause: An attempt was made to perform block media recovery on the standby database up to scn %s, which is greater than the highest scn of %s yet applied at the standby.
Action: Recover the standby up to scn %s and reattempt block media recovery.
ORA-10548: Cannot perform block media recovery on a read-only plugged-in datafile.
Cause: An attempt was made to perform block media recovery on a read-only plugged-in datafile.
Action: Convert the plugged-in datafile to read/write and reattempt block media recovery.
ORA-10549: Cannot perform block media recovery using a read-only plugged-in backup datafile.
Cause: An attempt was made to perform block media recovery using a backup of a read-only plugged-in datafile.
Action: Reattempt block media recovery using a backup taken after the plugged-in datafile has been converted to read/write.
ORA-10552: Inconsistent plug-in file string encountered during standby recovery
Cause: Standby recovery in read-only mode stopped and the database was closed because recovery encountered a plug-in file that was already converted.
Action: Try opening the database again or restart standby recovery.
ORA-10553: Incompatible UNTIL CONSISTENT clause
Cause: RECOVER UNTIL CONSISTENT required database-level recovery with a backup control file.
Action: Omit the UNTIL CONSISTENT clause and retry recovery.
ORA-10554: Media recovery failed to bring datafile string to a consistent point
Cause: Media recovery couldn't recover database to a consistent point due to the specified datafile.
Action: Restore a backup of the datafile.
ORA-10560: block type 'string'
Cause: Report block type for details of another error.
Action: See associated error message.
ORA-10561: block type 'string', data object# string
Cause: Report block type and data object number for details of another error.
Action: See associated error message.
ORA-10562: Error occurred while applying redo to data block (file# string, block# string)
Cause: See other errors on error stack.
Action: Investigate why the error occurred and how important is the data block. Media and standby database recovery usually can continue if user allows recovery to corrupt this data block.
ORA-10563: Test recovery had to corrupt data block (file# string, block# string) in order to proceed
Cause: Test recovery completed.
Action: No action is needed. Test recovery has ended successfully. See other messages on error stack for a summary of the result of the test recovery.
ORA-10564: tablespace string
Cause: Report tablespace name for details of another error.
Action: See associated error message.
ORA-10565: Another test recovery session is active
Cause: There can only be one test recovery session at any time. Another test recovery session is active.
Action: Wait till the other test recovery session completes.
ORA-10566: Test recovery has used all the memory it can use
Cause: Test recovery tests redo in memory. It can no longer proceed because it has consumed all the memory it can use.
Action: No action is needed. Test recovery has ended successfully. See other messages on error stack for a summary result of the test recovery.
ORA-10567: Redo is inconsistent with data block (file# string, block# string)
Cause: There are two possible causes of this error: (1) A write issued by Oracle was lost by the underlying OS or storage system. (2) an Oracle internal error.
Action: Investigate why the error occurred and how important is the data block. Media and standby database recovery usually can continue if user allows recovery to corrupt this data block.
ORA-10568: Failed to allocate recovery state object: out of SGA memory
Cause: out of SGA memory
Action: Restart the instance. If problem persists, call Oracle support.
ORA-10570: Test recovery complete
Cause: Test recovery completed.
Action: No action is needed. Test recovery has ended successfully. See other messages on error stack for a summary result of the test recovery.
ORA-10571: Test recovery canceled
Cause: User canceled test recovery.
Action: No action is needed. Test recovery has ended successfully. See other messages on error stack for a summary of the result of the test recovery.
ORA-10572: Test recovery canceled due to errors
Cause: See other errors on the error stack.
Action: is needed. See other messages on error stack for a summary of the result of the test recovery so far.
ORA-10573: Test recovery tested redo from change string to string
Cause: This message show the range of test recovery have tested.
Action: No action is needed. See other messages on error stack.
ORA-10574: Test recovery did not corrupt any data block
Cause: This message summarizes test recovery result.
Action: No action is needed. See other messages on error stack.
ORA-10575: Give up restoring recovered datafiles to consistent state: out of memory
Cause: There were not enough memory to restore recovered datafiles to consistent state
Action: This error is just a warning: You may not be able to open the database with resetlogs immediately after this error. However, you may continue media/standby recovery, and that may make the datafiles recovered consistent again.
ORA-10576: Give up restoring recovered datafiles to consistent state: some error occurred
Cause: See alert file or other errors on the stack for a cause of the problem.
Action: This error is just a warning: You may not be able to open the database with resetlogs immediately after this error. However, you may continue media/standby recovery, and that may make the datafiles recovered consistent again.
ORA-10577: Can not invoke test recovery for managed standby database recovery
Cause: Test recovery option is used for managed standby database recovery.
Action: Either remove the test recovery option or invoke manual test standby database recovery.
ORA-10578: Can not allow corruption for managed standby database recovery
Cause: You used the allow corruption option for managed standby database recovery.
Action: Either remove the allow corruption option or invoke manual standby database recovery.
ORA-10579: Can not modify control file during test recovery
Cause: To proceed with recovery, test recovery needs to modify the control file. But test recovery is not allowed to modify control file.
Action: No action is needed. Test recovery has ended successfully. It can only go so far in the redo stream.
ORA-10580: Can not modify datafile header during test recovery
Cause: To proceed with recovery, test recovery needs to modify a datafile header. But test recovery is not allowed to modify datafile headers.
Action: No action is needed. Test recovery has ended successfully. It can only go so far in the redo stream.
ORA-10581: Can not modify redo log header during test recovery
Cause: To proceed with recovery, test recovery needs to modify a redo log header. But test recovery is not allowed to modify redo log headers.
Action: No action is needed. Test recovery has ended successfully. It can only go so far in the redo stream.
ORA-10582: The control file is not a backup control file
Cause: User requested backup control file test recovery, but the control file is not a backup control file.
Action: Use a backup control file, or do not use USING BACKUP CONTROLFILE option.
ORA-10583: Can not recovery file string renamed as missing during test recovery
Cause: One of the files to be recovered is renamed as missing.
Action: Rename the file to the correct file or offline it.
ORA-10584: Can not invoke parallel recovery for test recovery
Cause: Both test recovery and parallel recovery are requested.
Action: Drop either one of the two recovery options.
ORA-10585: Test recovery can not apply redo that may modify control file
Cause: Test recovery has encountered a special redo that may modify control file.
Action: No action is needed. Test recovery has proceeded successfully as far as it could from its starting point.
ORA-10586: Test recovery had to corrupt 1 data block in order to proceed
Cause: This message summarizes test recovery result: Oracle may have to corrupt one block in order to apply the range of redo tested.
Action: See alert log for details of the problem.
ORA-10587: Invalid count for ALLOW n CORRUPTION option
Cause: The number specified in the ALLOW n CORRUPTION option is too big.
Action: Use a smaller number.
ORA-10588: Can only allow 1 corruption for normal media/standby recovery
Cause: The number specified in the ALLOW n CORRUPTION option is too big.
Action: change to allow zero or one corruption.
ORA-10589: Test recovery had to corrupt string data blocks in order to proceed
Cause: This message summarizes test recovery result: Oracle may have to corrupt a number of data blocks as specified in the message in order to apply the range of redo tested.
Action: See alert log for details of the problems.
ORA-10614: Operation not allowed on this segment
Cause: This procedure can be used only on segments in tablespaces with AUTO SEGMENT SPACE MANAGEMENT
Action: Recheck the segment name and type and re-issue the statement
ORA-10615: Invalid tablespace type for temporary tablespace
Cause: Tablespace with AUTO SEGMENT SPACE MANAGENEMT specified cannot be used as a temporary tablespace
Action: Recheck the tablespace name and re-issue the statement
ORA-10616: Operation not allowed on this tablespace
Cause: Cannot perform the operation on tablespace with AUTO SEGMENT SPACE MANAGEMENT
Action: Recheck the tablespace name and re-issue the statement
ORA-10617: Cannot create rollback segment in dictionary managed tablespace
Cause: Rollback segments cannot be created in dictionary managed tablespaces when SYSTEM tablespace is locally managed
Action: Recheck the tablespace name and re-issue the statement
ORA-10618: Operation not allowed on this segment
Cause: This DBMS_SPACE operation is not permitted on segments in tablespaces with AUTO SEGMENT SPACE MANAGEMENT
Action: Recheck the segment name and type and re-issue the statement
ORA-10619: Avoid assertions when possible
Cause: A bug (or upgrade) hits unicode assertions (csid, csform, bfc)
Action: Event makes RDBMS skip assertions and patch up datastructures
ORA-10620: Operation not allowed on this segment
Cause: Cannot alter freelist storage parameter for segments in tablespaces with AUTO SEGMENT SPACE MANAGEMENT
Action: Recheck the segment name and re-issue the statement
ORA-10627: Dump the content of the index leaf block
Cause: Generate a complete index tree dump, not just an overview during alter session set events immediate trace name treedump
Action: This event is recommended only for small table/index since it
ORA-10628: Turn on sanity check for kdiss index skip scan state
Cause: Will do sanity checking on the kdiss state.
Action: set this event only under the supervision of Oracle development
ORA-10630: Illegal syntax specified with SHRINK clause
Cause: An illegal option was specified with the SHRINK clause
Action: Verify the SQL Reference Manual and reissue the command
ORA-10631: SHRINK clause should not be specified for this object
Cause: It is incorrect to issue shrink on the object
Action: Verify the object name and type and reissue the command
ORA-10632: Invalid rowid
Cause: Segment Highwatermark was overwritten due to shrink and space reused
Action: Reissue this command.
ORA-10633: No space found in the segment
Cause: Raised while trying to find space during segment shrink
Action: This error should be trapped internally and treated. The user should not be able to see the error.
ORA-10634: Segment is already being shrunk
Cause: Only one invocation of shrink can be in progress on a segment at any time
Action: Reissue the command after the first shrink is over
ORA-10635: Invalid segment or tablespace type
Cause: Cannot shrink the segment because it is not in auto segment space managed tablespace or it is not a data, index or lob segment.
Action: Check the tablespace and segment type and reissue the statement
ORA-10636: ROW MOVEMENT is not enabled
Cause: To shrink a data segment, row movement must be enabled.
Action: Enable row movement and reissue this command.
ORA-10637: The segment does not exist
Cause: Segment to be shrunk has been dropped
Action: None
ORA-10638: Index status is invalid
Cause: Cannot shrink an index which is being rebuilt or disabled is an unusable state.
Action: None
ORA-10639: Dump library cache during kksfbc-reparse-infinite-loop error
Cause: During this error a library cache dump is necessary , so enable librarycache dump if event is set.
Action: Dump a library cache if this event is set when reparse error.
ORA-10640: Operation not permitted during SYSTEM tablespace migration
Cause: SYSTEM tablespace is being migrated to locally managed format.
Action: Reissue this command once SYSTEM tablespace migration is over.
ORA-10641: Cannot find a rollback segment to bind to
Cause: SYSTEM tablespace migration requires rollback segment in locally managed tablespace.
Action: Drop rollback segments in dictionary managed tablespaces other than SYSTEM and create rollback segments in locally managed tablespace and retry migration.
ORA-10642: Found rollback segments in dictionary managed tablespaces
Cause: When SYSTEM tablespace is migrated found rollback segments in dictionary managed tablespaces.
Action: Drop the rollback segments in dictionary managed tablespaces and reissue the command
ORA-10643: Database should be mounted in restricted mode and Exclusive mode
Cause: When SYSTEM tablespace is being migrated database should be mounted in Exclusive mode and in Restricted mode.
Action: Reissue this command after mounting the database in right mode.
ORA-10644: SYSTEM tablespace cannot be default temporary tablespace
Cause: When SYSTEM tablespace is being migrated no user should have SYSTEM as the default temporary tablespace.
Action: Reissue this command after altering the default temporary tablespace setting for all users.
ORA-10645: Recursive Extension in SYSTEM tablespace during migration
Cause: When SYSTEM tablespace is being migrated, dictionary tables tried to extend recursively. Must be caught and processed internally. Should not be thrown to the user.
Action: Report the error as a bug.
ORA-10646: Too many recursive extensions during SYSTEM tablespace migration
Cause: When SYSTEM tablespace is being migrated, dictionary tables tried to extend recursively more than 1000 times.
Action: If SYSTEM tablespace is very large, then simply reissue the tablespace migration command.
ORA-10647: Tablespace other than SYSTEM, string, string not found in read only mode
Cause: When SYSTEM tablespace is being migrated, tablespaces other than the three should be ALTERed to read only.
Action: Alter the tablespace status to read only and retry migration.
ORA-10648: Tablespace SYSAUX is not offline
Cause: The SYSAUX tablespace was online while SYSTEM tablespace was being migrated.
Action: Alter the SYSAUX tablespace status to offline and retry migration.
ORA-10649: Turn off/trace lob index freelist coalesce
Cause: Will turn off or trace lob index freelist coalescing
Action: set this event only under the supervision of Oracle development
ORA-10651: incorrect file number block number specified
Cause: The dba specified is not valid
Action: Check if the dba specified belongs to the segment and is under the segment HWM and reissue the statement
ORA-10652: Object has on-commit materialized views
Cause: It is illegal to issue shrink on an object with on-commit materialized views
Action: None
ORA-10653: Table is in a cluster
Cause: It is illegal to shrink a table belonging to a cluster
Action: None
ORA-10654: Table is of type temporary or external
Cause: It is illegal to shrink a temporary table or an external table
Action: None
ORA-10655: Segment can be shrunk
Cause: Error message returned when called in probe mode by OEM
Action: None
ORA-10656: Table is in unusable state due to incomplete operation
Cause: ALTER TABLE SHRINK operation was tried on the table which is in unusable state because of previously failed/incomplete operation.
Action: If the previous operation was

- DROP COLUMN, resubmit DROP COLUMN CONTINUE

- DROP TABLE, resubmit DROP TABLE <table> PURGE

ORA-10657: Lob column to be shrunk does not exist
Cause: Shrink was issued on a lob segment that did not exist
Action: None
ORA-10658: Lob column to be shrunk is marked unused
Cause: Shrink was issued on a lob segment that is marked as unused
Action: None
ORA-10659: Segment being shrunk is not a lob
Cause: Shrink was issued on a segment that should be a first class lob or other data type stored in lob
Action: None
ORA-10660: Segment is a shared lob segment
Cause: Shrink was issued on a segment that was being shared by multiple lob columns
Action: None
ORA-10661: Invalid option specified
Cause: Check option can be specified for one segment only
Action: None
ORA-10662: Segment has long columns
Cause: Shrink was issued on a segment with long columns. This is not supported.
Action: None
ORA-10663: Object has rowid based materialized views
Cause: Shrink was issued on an object with rowid based materialized views.
Action: Drop the rowid based materialized views and issue shrink on the object
ORA-10664: Table has bitmap join indexes
Cause: SHRINK was issued on a table with bitmap join indexes.
Action: Drop bitmap join indexes and reissue SHRINK on the object.
ORA-10665: Inject Evil Literals
Cause: Event 10665 is set to some number > 0, causing 1/(value-1) of all literals to be replaced by 2000 letter 'A's. A value of 1 does not corrupt anything.
Action: never set this event
ORA-10668: Inject Evil Identifiers
Cause: event 10668 is set to some number > 0, causing 1/(value-1) of all identifiers to be replaced by a maximum amount of x's. It is common for an identifier to be parsed once with a max of 30 bytes, then reparsed later with a max of 4000, so it may not be possible to inject such an identifier without the aid of this event. A value of 1 causes no identifiers to be corrupted.
Action: never set this event
ORA-10690: Set shadow process core file dump type (Unix only)
Cause: Control core file size for shadow processes
Action: Level 1: Detach SGA before dumping core Level 2: Do not produce any core
ORA-10691: Set background process core file type (Unix only)
Cause: Control core file size file for background processes
Action: Level 1: Detach SGA before dumping core
ORA-10700: Alter access violation exception handler
Cause: Use this event to control what the VMS exception handler does when it encounters an access violation.
Action: Level: >=10 Suspend current process on access violation *** SET THIS EVENT ONLY UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF ORACLE DEVELOPMENT ***
ORA-10701: Dump direct loader index keys
Cause: Dumps index keys at various points in a direct load based on the value of this event.
Action: None
ORA-10704: Print out information about what enqueues are being obtained
Cause: When enabled, prints out arguments to calls to ksqcmi and ksqlrl and the return values.
Action: Level indicates details: Level: 1-4: print out basic info for ksqlrl, ksqcmi 5-9: also print out stuff in callbacks: ksqlac, ksqlop 10+: also print out time for each line
ORA-10706: Print out information about global enqueue manipulation
Cause: When enabled, prints out activity in ksi routines.
Action: Level indicates details: 0-4: show args for each main call 5-9: also indicate callbacks 10+: also printout time for each line
ORA-10707: Simulate process death for instance registration
Cause: When enabled, process commits suicide to test instance registration recovery code.
Action: Level indicates where the process will die
ORA-10828: memory allocator error
Cause: Error in the memory allocator
Action: Check the trace files and other relevant output
ORA-10841: Default un-inintialized charact set form to SQLCS_IMPLICIT
Cause: client side, such as JDBC-THIN 8i client sends 0 as charset form
Action: This event sets charset form as SQLCS_IMPLICIT when it is 0
ORA-10842: Event for OCI Tracing and Statistics Info
Cause: This event is meant for tracing OCI Calls and getting statistics
Action: This event sets tracing OCI Calls and gets statistics info
ORA-10848: OCI Non Blocking not supported with string
Cause: Attempt made to set connection as non-blocking with another feature that does not support non-blocking.
Action: Use blocking connection.
ORA-10852: Enable tracing for Enqueue Dequeue Operations
Cause: NA
Action: THIS IS NOT A USER ERROR NUMBER/MESSAGE. THIS DOES NOT NEED TO BE TRANSLATED OR DOCUMENTED. IT IS USED ONLY FOR INTERNAL TESTING.
ORA-10854: Sets poll count used for AQ listen code under RAC
Cause: NA
Action: THIS IS NOT A USER ERROR NUMBER/MESSAGE. THIS DOES NOT NEED TO BE TRANSLATED OR DOCUMENTED. IT IS USED ONLY FOR INTERNAL TESTING.
ORA-10862: resolve default queue owner to current user in enqueue/dequeue
Cause: resolve default queue owner to current user in enqueue/dequeue.
Action: turn on if client wish to resolve the default queue owner to the current user. If not turned on, the default queue owner will be resolved to the login user.
ORA-10863: Control behavior of buffered background operations
Cause: NA
Action: THIS IS NOT A USER ERROR NUMBER/MESSAGE. THIS DOES NOT NEED TO BE TRANSLATED OR DOCUMENTED. IT IS USED ONLY FOR INTERNAL TESTING.
ORA-10865: Control tracing of notification operations
Cause: NA
Action: THIS IS NOT A USER ERROR NUMBER/MESSAGE. THIS DOES NOT NEED TO BE TRANSLATED OR DOCUMENTED. IT IS USED ONLY FOR INTERNAL TESTING.
ORA-10873: file string needs to be either taken out of backup mode or media recovered
Cause: An attempt was made to open a database after an instance failure or SHUTDOWN ABORT interrupted an online backup.
Action: If the indicated file is not a restored backup, then issue the ALTER DATABASE END BACKUP command and open the database. If the file is a restored online backup, then apply media recovery to it and open the database.
ORA-10877: error signaled in parallel recovery slave string
Cause: A parallel recovery slave reached an exception condition.
Action: Check the following error message for the cause, and consult your error manual for the appropriate action.
ORA-10878: parallel recovery slave died unexpectedly
Cause: A parallel recovery slave died unexpectedly, PMON cleaning up the process.
Action: Check your system for anomalies and reissue the statement. If this error persists, contact Oracle Support Services. See trace file for more details.
ORA-10900: extent manager fault insertion event #string
Cause: causes faults to be generated in instrumented extent code
Action: this should only be enabled for internal testing
ORA-10902: disable seghdr conversion for ro operation
Cause: causes seghdr conversion to be turned off for ro ops(#555856)
Action: this should be enabled only if determined that bug 555856 has occured. Table needs to be exported subsequently
ORA-10906: Unable to extend segment after insert direct load
Cause: This is a restriction with insert direct load transactions.
Action: When a segment has been insert direct loaded, avoid DMLs that could cause more space to be consumed.
ORA-10914: invalid TABLESPACE GROUP clause
Cause: An invalid option appears for TABLESPACE GROUP clause.
Action: Specify a valid tablespace group name.
ORA-10915: TABLESPACE GROUP cannot be specified for this type of tablespace
Cause: In CREATE/ALTER TABLESPACE, the TABLESPACE GROUP clause was used while creating/altering a tablespace that is not TEMPORARY.
Action: Remove the TABLESPACE GROUP clause.
ORA-10916: TABLESPACE GROUP already specified
Cause: In CREATE/ALTER TABLESPACE, the TABLESPACE GROUP option was specified more than once.
Action: Remove all but one of the TABLESPACE GROUP specifications.
ORA-10917: TABLESPACE GROUP cannot be specified
Cause: The tablespace name specified in the command is actually the name of a tablespace group.
Action: Please specify an appropriate tablespace name.
ORA-10918: TABLESPACE GROUP name cannot be the same as tablespace name
Cause: The tablespace group name specified in the command is the same as the tablespace being CREATEd/ALTERed.
Action: Please specify an appropriate tablespace group name.
ORA-10919: Default temporary tablespace group must have at least one tablespace
Cause: An attempt was made to move the only tablespace in the default database temporary tablespace group to another tablespace group.
Action: Either change the database default temporary tablespace or add another tablespace to the group that this tablespace belongs to.
ORA-10920: Cannot offline tablespace belonging to default temporary tablespace group
Cause: An attempt was made to offline a tablespace in the default database temporary tablespace group.
Action: Either change the database default temporary tablespace or change the tablespace group of this tablespace.
ORA-10921: Cannot drop tablespace belonging to default temporary tablespace group
Cause: An attempt was made to drop a tablespace in the default database temporary tablespace group.
Action: Either change the database default temporary tablespace or change the tablespace group of this tablespace.
ORA-10922: Temporary tablespace group is empty
Cause: An attempt was made to allocate a temporary segment in a group, which now no longer has any members.
Action: Either add some temporary tablespaces or change the temporary tablespace for this user.
ORA-10924: import storage parse error ignore event
Cause: causes server to ignore specific error associated with freelists and freelist groups when parsing
Action: this should be enabled by import code only
ORA-10925: trace name context forever
Cause: When enabled, turns off bugfix 237911
Action: set this event ONLY if necessary - after reading the README for this release or under supervision of Oracle Support.
ORA-10926: trace name context forever
Cause: When enabled, turns off bugfix 190119
Action: set this event ONLY if necessary - after reading the README for this release or under supervision of Oracle Support.
ORA-10927: trace name context forever
Cause: When enabled, turns off bugfix 235190
Action: set this event ONLY if necessary - after reading the README for this release or under supervision of Oracle Support.
ORA-10929: trace name context forever
Cause: When enabled, turns off bugfix 343966
Action: set this event ONLY if necessary - after reading the README for this release or under supervision of Oracle Support.
ORA-10930: trace name context forever
Cause: When enabled, provides V7 behavior for fixed char binds
Action: set this event ONLY if necessary - after reading the README for this release or under supervision of Oracle Support.
ORA-10931: trace name context forever
Cause: When enabled, allows normal packages to be compiled with standard extensions like "<ADT_1>"
Action: Set this event only for a short amount of time. Once the packages are compiled, this event should be turned off. Level 1 - Turn the event on Level > 1 - Turn the event off
ORA-10932: trace name context forever
Cause: When enabled, disables one or more features or bug fixes available only in version 8.x.
Action: set this event ONLY if necessary - after reading the README for this release or under supervision of Oracle Support.
ORA-10933: trace name context forever
Cause: When enabled, disables one or more features or bug fixes available only in version 8.x.
Action: set this event ONLY if necessary - after reading the README for this release or under supervision of Oracle Support.
ORA-10936: trace name context forever
Cause: When enabled, disables one or more features or bug fixes available in versions 7.x and 8.x.
Action: set this event ONLY if necessary - after reading the README for this release or under supervision of Oracle Support.
ORA-10940: trace name context forever
Cause: Size of the PL/SQL tracing circular buffer, in kilobytes.
Action: Set this event in concert with the 10938 event and the _PLSQL_DUMP_BUFFER_EVENTS init.ora parameter, under supervision of Oracle Support.
ORA-10941: trace name context forever
Cause: When enabled, turns on PL/SQL profiler
Action: set this event ONLY if necessary - after reading the README for this release or under supervision of Oracle Support.
ORA-10943: trace name context forever
Cause: When enabled, disables one or more features or bug fixes available only in version 8.x.
Action: set this event ONLY if necessary - after reading the README for this release or under supervision of Oracle Support.
ORA-10944: trace name context forever
Cause: When enabled, allows or controls PL/SQL OPT code gen project. available only in version 8.2+.
Action: set this event ONLY for development of the OPT project. This is not for general use or deployment.
ORA-10945: trace name context forever
Cause: When enabled, disables the behaviour change introduced by the fix for bug 822764, which traps and handles invalidations of packages whereas the previous behaviour was to use stale invalidated instantiations of the stateful package body.
Action: set this event ONLY if necessary - after reading the README for this release or under supervision of Oracle Support.
ORA-10946: trace name context forever
Cause: When enabled, disables one or more features or bug fixes available only in version 10.x.
Action: set this event ONLY if necessary - after reading the README for this release or under supervision of Oracle Support.
ORA-10947: trace name context forever
Cause: When enabled, causes various PL/SQL warnings related debugging info to be written in a trace file. Useful for debugging varous Oracle processes. available only in version 10.x.
Action: set this event ONLY if necessary - after reading the README for this release or under supervision of Oracle Support.
ORA-10970: backout event for bug 2133357
Cause: 2133357 dynamically sets the varying width flag and character width. Lob data which is not migrated during migration from single byte to multibyte charater set will be displayed as special characters.
Action: To help migrate lob data which was not migrated during migration by backing out 2133357, so lob data can be selected and moved to multibyte character set.
ORA-10973: backout evet for 2619509
Cause: 2619509 catches offsets when not reading/writing on full character boundary. To facilitate backward compatiblity event is being introduced.
Action: To help upgrade/migrate issues which already have corrupt data
ORA-10979: trace flags for join index implementation
Cause: This is an informational message.
Action: Values are as follows: LEVEL ACTION --------------------------------------------------------------------------- > 1 Dump refresh expressions (SQL) to trace file. > 999 If a complete refresh is invoked, it will not be performed but the system will assume that a complete refresh was done, causing the view to be VALID and updating timestamps. This should be used only under Oracle Support supervision.
ORA-10997: another startup/shutdown operation of this instance inprogress
Cause: An Oracle Instance startup or shutdown operation failed to procure the serialization primitive. Another foreground process may have attempted startup or shutdown operation in parallel.
Action: Check additional error messages in the alert log and the process trace file.
ORA-12001: cannot create log: table 'string' already has a trigger
Cause: Materialized view logs are filled by a trigger on the master table. That trigger cannot be created.
Action: To create a materialized view log, drop the current trigger on the master.
ORA-12002: there is no materialized view log on table "string"."string"
Cause: There was no materialized view log on the master table.
Action: Create a materialized view log on the master table.
ORA-12003: materialized view "string"."string" does not exist
Cause: The materialized view with the given owner and name does not exist.
Action: Verify inputs and create a materialized view.
ORA-12004: REFRESH FAST cannot be used for materialized view "string"."string"
Cause: The materialized view log does not exist or cannot be used. PCT refresh is also not enabled on the materialized view
Action: Use just REFRESH, which will reinstantiate the entire table. If a materialized view log exists and the form of the materialized view allows the use of a materialized view log or PCT refresh is possible after a given set of changes, REFRESH FAST will be available starting the next time the materialized view is refreshed.
ORA-12005: may not schedule automatic refresh for times in the past
Cause: An attempt was made to schedule an automated materialized view refresh for a time in the past.
Action: Choose a time in the future instead.
ORA-12007: materialized view reuse parameters are inconsistent
Cause: The CREATE MATERIALIZED VIEW .. or CREATE MATERIALIZED VIEW LOG .. REUSE command was given inconsistent parameters immediately after the REUSE.
Action: Examine the other messages on the stack to find the problem.
ORA-12008: error in materialized view refresh path
Cause: Table SNAP$_<mview_name> reads rows from the view MVIEW$_<mview_name>, which is a view on the master table (the master may be at a remote site). Any error in this path will cause this error at refresh time. For fast refreshes, the table <master_owner>.MLOG$_<master> is also referenced.
Action: Examine the other messages on the stack to find the problem. See if the objects SNAP$_<mview_name>, MVIEW$_<mview_name>, <mowner>.<master>@<dblink>, <mowner>.MLOG$_<master>@<dblink> still exist.
ORA-12010: cannot create materialized view log on table owned by SYS
Cause: An attempt was made to create a materialized view log on the table owned by SYS. CREATE MATERIALIZED VIEW LOG attempts to create a trigger on the table, but triggers can not be created on SYS tables.
Action: Do not create a materialized view log on SYS tables.
ORA-12011: execution of string jobs failed
Cause: An error was caught in dbms_ijob.run from one or more jobs which were due to be run.
Action: Look at the alert log for details on which jobs failed and why.
ORA-12012: error on auto execute of job string
Cause: An error was caught while doing an automatic execution of a job.
Action: Look at the accompanying errors for details on why the execute failed.
ORA-12013: updatable materialized views must be simple enough to do fast refresh
Cause: The updatable materialized view query contained a join, subquery, union, connect by, order by, or group by caluse.
Action: Make the materialized view simpler. If a join is really needed, make multiple simple materialized views then put a view on top of them.
ORA-12014: table 'string' does not contain a primary key constraint
Cause: The CREATE MATERIALIZED VIEW LOG command was issued with the WITH PRIMARY KEY option and the master table did not contain a primary key constraint or the constraint was disabled.
Action: Reissue the command using only the WITH ROWID option, create a primary key constraint on the master table, or enable an existing primary key constraint.
ORA-12015: cannot create a fast refresh materialized view from a complex query
Cause: Neither ROWIDs and nor primary key constraints are supported for complex queries.
Action: Reissue the command with the REFRESH FORCE or REFRESH COMPLETE option or create a simple materialized view.
ORA-12016: materialized view does not include all primary key columns
Cause: The query that instantiates the materialized view did not include all of the columns in the master's primary key constraint.
Action: Include all of the master's primary key columns in the materialized view query or create a ROWID materialized view.
ORA-12017: cannot alter primary key mview 'string' to a rowid mview
Cause: An attempt was made to convert the primary key of a materialized view to a ROWID materialized view.
Action: Conversion of a primary key materialized view to a ROWID materialized view is not supported. Create a new materialized view with ROWIDs or drop and recreate the materialized view with ROWIDs.
ORA-12018: following error encountered during code generation for "string"."string"
Cause: The refresh operations for the indicated materialized view could not be regenerated due to errors.
Action: Correct the problem indicated in the following error messages and repeat the operation.
ORA-12019: master table is a synonym to a remote object
Cause: An attempt was made to create a materialized view or a materialized view log on a remote synonym which is unsupported.
Action: Do not create a materialized view or materialized view log on a remote synonym.
ORA-12020: materialized view string is not registered
Cause: An attempt was made to unregister a materialized view that is not registered.
Action: No action required.
ORA-12021: materialized view "string"."string" is corrupt
Cause: The materialized view indicated is no longer valid.
Action: Contact Oracle Customer Support.
ORA-12022: materialized view log on "string"."string" already has rowid
Cause: Materialized view log on the indicated table already has ROWID information.
Action: No action required.
ORA-12023: missing index on materialized view "string"."string"
Cause: The specified ROWID materialized view did not have the required index on the ROWID column of its underlying table.
Action: Drop and recreate the materialized view.
ORA-12024: materialized view log on "string"."string" does not have primary key columns
Cause: Materialized view log on the indicated table does not have primary key information.
Action: Add primary keys to the materialized view log using the ALTER MATERIALIZED VIEW command.
ORA-12025: materialized view log on "string"."string" already has primary keys
Cause: Materialized view log on the indicated table already has primary key columns.
Action: No action required.
ORA-12026: invalid filter column detected
Cause: One or more of the specified filter columns did not exist or was a primary key column or a primary key based object identifier.
Action: Ensure that all specified filter columns exist in the master table and ensure that primary key columns or primary key based object identifiers are not included in the list of filter columns.
ORA-12027: duplicate filter column
Cause: One or more of the specified filter columns were already being recorded in the materialized view log.
Action: Describe the materialized view log table and reissue the SQL command with the filter columns that are already being recorded in the materialized view log.
ORA-12028: materialized view type is not supported by master site string
Cause: Pre-Oracle8 master sites are not able to support primary key or subquery materialized views that are able to perform a fast refresh.
Action: Create a ROWID materialized view or use a master table from an Oracle8 site.
ORA-12029: LOB columns may not be used as filter columns
Cause: An attempt was made to use LOB columns as filter columns.
Action: Remove LOB columns from the filter columns list and retry command.
ORA-12030: cannot create a fast refresh materialized view
Cause: The materialized view log did not exist or did not log the information needed by the materialized view to perform a fast refresh.
Action: Ensure that the materialized view log exists and logs the necessary information.

- For ROWID materialized views, the master table's ROWID must be logged.

- For primary key materialized views, the master table's primary key columns must be logged.

- For subquery materialized views, the filter columns, primary key, and ROWID values must be logged.

- For object materialized views, object id must be logged.

ORA-12031: cannot use primary key columns from materialized view log on "string"."string"
Cause: The materialized view log either did not have primary key columns logged, or the timestamp associated with the primary key columns was more recent than the last refresh time.
Action: A complete refresh is required before the next fast refresh. Add primary key columns to the materialized view log, if required.
ORA-12032: cannot use rowid column from materialized view log on "string"."string"
Cause: The materialized view log either does not have ROWID columns logged, or the timestamp associated with the ROWID columns is more recent than the last refresh time.
Action: A complete refresh is required before the next fast refresh. Add ROWID columns to the materialized view log, if required.
ORA-12033: cannot use filter columns from materialized view log on "string"."string"
Cause: The materialized view log either did not have filter columns logged, or the timestamp associated with the filter columns was more recent than the last refresh time.
Action: A complete refresh is required before the next fast refresh. Add filter columns to the materialized view log, if required.
ORA-12034: materialized view log on "string"."string" younger than last refresh
Cause: The materialized view log was younger than the last refresh.
Action: A complete refresh is required before the next fast refresh.
ORA-12035: could not use materialized view log on "string"."string"
Cause: The materialized view log did not exist or could not be used.
Action: Use just REFRESH, which will reinstantiate the entire table. If a materialized view log exists and the form of the materialized view allows the use of a materialized view log, REFRESH FAST will be available starting the next time the materialized view is refreshed.
ORA-12036: updatable materialized view log is not empty, refresh materialized view
Cause: The updatable materialized view log was not empty. The updatable materialized view log must be empty before an updatable rowid materialized view can be altered to a primary key materialized view.
Action: Ensure that updatable materialized view log is empty by refreshing the materialized view before converting the updatable ROWID materialized view to a primary key materialized view.
ORA-12037: unknown export format
Cause: An attempt was made to import a materialized view exported by an unknown export version (e.g., from a newer release than the importing site)
Action: Re-export the file using a version of export known by the importing site.
ORA-12039: unable to use local rollback segment "string"
Cause: A local rollback segment was specified in the CREATE MATERIALIZED VIEW command, but automatic refresh parameters were not specified. Therefore a refresh group was not created to automatically refresh the materialized view and the local rollback segment can't be registered for future use.
Action: Either supply the automatic refresh parameters so that a refresh group will be created or do not specify a local rollback segment.
ORA-12040: master rollback segment option not support by master site string
Cause: An attempt was made to specify master rollback segment in the current operation. The master site of the current materialized view does not allow users to specify a rollback segment to be used for materialized view operations. This feature is only supported by Oracle8 or later master sites.
Action: Do not specify a master rollback segment in the current operation or choose a new master site.
ORA-12041: cannot record ROWIDs for index-organized table "string"."string"
Cause: Index-organized tables do not have ROWIDs. Therefore a materialized view log that records the ROWIDs of an index-organized table could not be created.
Action: Do not include the WITH ROWID option when using the CREATE MATERIALIZED VIEW command and do not include the ADD ROWID option when using the ALTER MATERIALIZED VIEW command if the master table is index-organized.
ORA-12042: cannot alter job_queue_processes in single process mode
Cause: An attempt was made to alter job_queue_processes in single process mode.
Action: Do not attempt to set job_queue_processes in single process mode.
ORA-12043: invalid CREATE MATERIALIZED VIEW option
Cause: An invalid option was used in a CREATE MATERIALIZED VIEW statement.
Action: Specify only valid options.
ORA-12044: invalid CREATE MATERIALIZED VIEW LOG option
Cause: An invalid option was used in a CREATE MATERIALIZED VIEW LOG statement.
Action: Specify only valid options.
ORA-12045: invalid ALTER MATERIALIZED VIEW LOG option
Cause: An invalid option was used in an ALTER MATERIALIZED VIEW LOG statement.
Action: Specify only valid options.
ORA-12046: cannot use trusted constraints for refreshing remote MV
Cause: REFRESH USING TRUSTED CONSTRAINTS specified in ALTER MATERIALIZED VIEW or CREATE MATERIALIZED VIEW of a remote materialized view
Action: remove this attribute from ALTER/ CREATE MATERIALIZED VIEW DDL
ORA-12047: PCT FAST REFRESH cannot be used for materialized view "string"."string"
Cause: PCT refresh is either not enabled on this materialized view or not possible after set of the base table changes since last refresh.
Action: Use just REFRESH FORCE, which will reinstantiate the entire table and try to pick the best refresh method on the materialized view Do explain_mview to look at the cause why PCT refresh is not possible on this materialized view
ORA-12048: error encountered while refreshing materialized view "string"."string"
Cause: Some problem occurs during refresh of multiple materialized views in atomic mode. The materialized view whose refresh failed has raised this error.
Action: Examine the other messages on the stack to find the refresh problem.
ORA-12051: ON COMMIT attribute is incompatible with other options
Cause: ON COMMIT refresh attribute, incompatible with other refresh options such as automatic periodic refresh, was specified.
Action: Specify only valid options.
ORA-12052: cannot fast refresh materialized view string.string
Cause: Either ROWIDs of certain tables were missing in the definition or the inner table of an outer join did not have UNIQUE constraints on join columns.
Action: Specify the FORCE or COMPLETE option. If this error is got during creation, the materialized view definition may have be changed. Refer to the documentation on materialized views.
ORA-12053: this is not a valid nested materialized view
Cause: The list of objects in the FROM clause of the definition of this materialized view had some dependencies upon each other.
Action: Refer to the documentation to see which types of nesting are valid.
ORA-12054: cannot set the ON COMMIT refresh attribute for the materialized view
Cause: The materialized view did not satisfy conditions for refresh at commit time.
Action: Specify only valid options.
ORA-12055: materialized view definition contains cyclic dependencies with existing materialized views
Cause: The materialized view query definition introduced a cyclic dependency with existing materialized view.
Action: Modify the materialized view query definition.
ORA-12056: invalid REFRESH method
Cause: The NEVER REFRESH option may not be used under the following conditions:

* The materialized view is updatable

* The materialized view refreshes ON COMMIT

* Automatic refresh options are specified

Action: For updatable materialized views, reissue the SQL command using REFRESH FORCE, REFRESH FAST, or REFRESH COMPLETE. For read-only materialized views, reissue the SQL command using ON DEMAND.
ORA-12057: materialized view "string"."string" is INVALID and must complete refresh
Cause: The status of the materialized view was INVALID and an attempt was made to fast refresh the materialized view.
Action: Perform a complete refresh of the materialized view. Check the value of the STATUS column in dba_mviews, all_mviews, or user_mviews to verify that the materialized view is VALID after the complete refresh.
ORA-12058: materialized view cannot use prebuilt table
Cause: An attempt was made to use the prebuilt tables.
Action: Reissue the SQL command using BUILD IMMEDIATE or BUILD DEFERRED.
ORA-12059: prebuilt table "string"."string" does not exist
Cause: The specified prebuilt table did not exist.
Action: Reissue the SQL command using BUILD IMMEDIATE, BUILD DEFERRED, or ensure that the prebuilt table exists.
ORA-12060: shape of prebuilt table does not match definition query
Cause: The number of columns or the type or the length semantics of a column in the prebuilt table did not match the materialized view definition query.
Action: Reissue the SQL command using BUILD IMMEDIATE, BUILD DEFERRED, or ensure that the prebuilt table matches the materialized view definition query.
ORA-12061: invalid ALTER MATERIALIZED VIEW option
Cause: An invalid option was used in an ALTER MATERIALIZED VIEW statement.
Action: Specify only valid options.
ORA-12062: transaction string received out of sequence from site string
Cause: A transaction from the client site was received out of sequence. This implies that one or more transactions were missing.
Action: Ensure that the transaction queue at the client site is valid and has not been corrupted.
ORA-12063: unable to apply transaction from site string
Cause: The current transaction from the client site could not be applied to the master site.
Action: Ensure that the client site is still valid and that it has not been dropped from the master site.
ORA-12064: invalid refresh sequence number: string
Cause: The client site was attempting to perform a refresh with an invalid refresh sequence.
Action: Perform a complete refresh to synchronize the refresh sequence number.
ORA-12065: unknown refresh group identifier string
Cause: The specified refresh group did not exist at the master site.
Action: Ensure that the client site is still valid and that it has not been dropped from the master site.
ORA-12066: invalid CREATE MATERIALIZED VIEW command
Cause: The Replication API does not support the following options and types of materialized view:

o ROWID materialized views

o REFRESH ON COMMIT

o ON PREBUILT TABLE

o BUILD DEFERRED

o NEVER REFRESH

o ENABLE QUERY REWRITE

Action: Create a PRIMARY KEY materialized view using REFRESH WITH PRIMARY KEY and/or remove the invalid options.
ORA-12067: empty refresh groups are not allowed
Cause: The refresh group being instantiated did not contain any materialized views.
Action: Modify the template to include at least one materialized view.
ORA-12068: updatable mview log for mview "string"."string" does not exist
Cause: The updatable materialized view was missing the updatable materialized view log required to track updates made to the materialized view.
Action: Create the updatable materialized view log.
ORA-12069: invalid object for offline instantiation
Cause: Only materialized views can be offline instantiated. The object being offline instantiated was not a valid materialized view.
Action: Remove the object from the template or replace the object with a valid materialized view.
ORA-12070: cannot offline instantiate materialized view "string"."string"
Cause: Offline instantiation does not support materialized views using the following options:

o ON PREBUILT TABLE

o BUILD DEFERRED

Action: Remove the invalid options.
ORA-12071: definition query of "string"."string" is invalid for offline instantiation
Cause: Offline instantiation requires materialized view definition queries to observe the following constraints:

o The database link that will be used by the materialized view site to connect to the master site must be included with each master table referenced in the query.

o All master tables referenced must be located at the local site. References to other sites are not allowed.

Action: Modify the materialized view definition query.
ORA-12072: updatable materialized view log data for "string"."string" cannot be created
Cause: The updatable materialized view was missing the updatable materialized view log required to track updates made to the materialized view.
Action: Create an updatable materialized view log.
ORA-12073: request cannot be processed
Cause: An out-of-sequence request was made and it cannot be processed.
Action: Try again with a valid request.
ORA-12074: invalid memory address
Cause: An attempt was made to access an invalid memory region.
Action: Reconnect and try the command again.
ORA-12075: invalid object or field
Cause: An attempt was made to access an invalid field or object in the Java Virtual Memory.
Action: Retry the request.
ORA-12076: invalid threshold value
Cause: The result set threshold or LOB threshold value is not supported.
Action: Specify a threshold value below 64K.
ORA-12077: temporary updatable materialized view log does not exist
Cause: Temporary updatable materialized view log was not created or was dropped.
Action: Re-create the temporary updatable materialized view log. Warning: This will cause a complete refresh of the materialized view.
ORA-12078: fast refresh of refresh group ID string failed
Cause: Refresh result set sent through client method REFRESH_REQ_RESULT returned an unknown value.
Action: Re-issue the refresh request.
ORA-12081: update operation not allowed on table "string"."string"
Cause: An attempt was made to update a read-only materialized view.
Action: No action required. Only Oracle is allowed to update a read-only materialized view.
ORA-12082: "string"."string" cannot be index organized
Cause: An attempt was made to create an index-organized materialized aggregate view or an index-organized updatable ROWID materialized view. This is not supported.
Action: Try to create the materialized view without the index organization clause.
ORA-12083: must use DROP MATERIALIZED VIEW to drop "string"."string"
Cause: An attempt was made to drop a materialized view using a command other than DROP MATERIALIZED VIEW.
Action: Use the DROP MATERIALIZED VIEW command.
ORA-12084: must use ALTER MATERIALIZED VIEW to alter "string"."string"
Cause: An attempt was made to alter a materialized view using a command other than ALTER MATERIALIZED VIEW.
Action: Use the ALTER MATERIALIZED VIEW command.
ORA-12085: materialized view log on "string"."string" already has object id
Cause: Materialized view log on the indicated table already has object id information.
Action: No action required.
ORA-12086: table "string"."string" is not an object table
Cause: The CREATE MATERIALIZED VIEW LOG command was issued with the WITH OBJECT ID option and the master table is not an object table.
Action: Either specify the name of an object table, or remove the WITH OBJECT ID clause.
ORA-12087: online redefinition not allowed on tables owned by "string"
Cause: An attempt was made to online redefine a table owned by SYS or SYSTEM.
Action: Do not attempt to online redefine a table owned by SYS or SYSTEM.
ORA-12088: cannot online redefine table "string"."string" with unsupported datatype
Cause: An attempt was made to online redefine a table containing a LONG column, an ADT column, or a FILE column.
Action: Do not attempt to online redefine a table containing a LONG column, an ADT column, or a FILE column.
ORA-12089: cannot online redefine table "string"."string" with no primary key
Cause: An attempt was made to online redefine a table that does not have a primary key defined on it.
Action: Do not attempt to online redefine a table that does not have a primary key defined on it.
ORA-12090: cannot online redefine table "string"."string"
Cause: An attempt was made to online redefine a table that is either a temporary table, an IOT overflow table, a table with fine-grained access control or row-level security enabled, a CDC change table, or a table with a CDC change table defined on it.
Action: Do not attempt to online redefine a table that is not supported by online redefinition.
ORA-12091: cannot online redefine table "string"."string" with materialized views
Cause: An attempt was made to online redefine a table that had materialized views defined on it or had a materialized view log defined on it or is a master.
Action: Drop all materialized views and materialized view logs before attempting to online redefine the table.
ORA-12092: cannot online redefine replicated table "string"."string"
Cause: An attempt was made to online redefine a table that is either a materialized view or a replicated table.
Action: Do not attempt to online redefine a table that is either a materialized view or a replicated table.
ORA-12093: invalid interim table "string"."string"
Cause: The table is not the interim table of the corresponding table to be online redefined.
Action: Pass in the valid interim table.
ORA-12094: error during online redefinition
Cause: There was an error during the online redefinition process.
Action: Abort the online redefinition process.
ORA-12096: error in materialized view log on "string"."string"
Cause: There was an error originating from this materialized view log. One possible cause is that schema redefinition has occurred on the master table and one or more columns in the log is now a different type than corresponding master column(s). Another possible cause is that there is a problem accessing the underlying materialized view log table.
Action: Check further error messages in stack for more detail about the cause. If there has been schema redefinition, drop the materialized view log and recreate it.
ORA-12097: changes in the master tables during refresh, try refresh again
Cause: There are some changes (i.e., conventional DML, direct load, partition maintenance operation) in the master tables during materialized view refresh.
Action: Refresh the affected materialized views again.
ORA-12098: cannot comment on the materialized view
Cause: An attempt was made to issue a COMMENT ON TABLE statement on a materialized view.
Action: Issue a COMMENT ON MATERIALIZED VIEW statement instead.
ORA-12100: materialized view log on "string"."string" already has sequence
Cause: Materialized view log on the indicated table already has sequence information.
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