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ALL_EXTERNAL_TABLES

ALL_EXTERNAL_TABLES describes the external tables accessible to the current user.

Related Views

  • DBA_EXTERNAL_TABLES describes all external tables in the database.

  • USER_EXTERNAL_TABLES describes the external tables owned by the current user. This view does not display the OWNER column.

Column Datatype NULL Description
OWNER VARCHAR2(30) NOT NULL Owner of the external table
TABLE_NAME VARCHAR2(30) NOT NULL Name of the external table
TYPE_OWNER CHAR(3)   Owner of the implementation type for the external table access driver
TYPE_NAME VARCHAR2(30) NOT NULL Name of the implementation type for the external table access driver
DEFAULT_DIRECTORY_OWNER CHAR(3)   Owner of the default directory for the external table
DEFAULT_DIRECTORY_NAME VARCHAR2(30) NOT NULL Name of the default directory for the external table
REJECT_LIMIT VARCHAR2(40)   Reject limit for the external table, or UNLIMITED
ACCESS_TYPE VARCHAR2(7)   Type of access parameters for the external table:
  • BLOB

  • CLOB

ACCESS_PARAMETERS CLOB   Access parameters for the external table
PROPERTY VARCHAR2(10)   Property of the external table:
  • REFERENCED - Referenced columns

  • ALL - All columns