DBA_INVALID_OBJECTS describes all invalid objects in the database. You can use this view to identify invalid objects before and after a database upgrade.

This view eliminates old versions of object types. It only includes the object type it if is the latest version.

Column Datatype NULL Description
OWNER VARCHAR2(30)   Owner of the object
OBJECT_NAME VARCHAR2(128)   Name of the object
SUBOBJECT_NAME VARCHAR2(30)   Name of the subobject (for example, partition)
OBJECT_ID NUMBER   Dictionary object number of the object
DATA_OBJECT_ID NUMBER   Dictionary object number of the segment that contains the object.

Note: OBJECT_ID and DATA_OBJECT_ID display data dictionary metadata. Do not confuse these numbers with the unique 16-byte object identifier (object ID) that Oracle Database assigns to row objects in object tables in the system.

OBJECT_TYPE VARCHAR2(19)   Type of the object (such as TABLE, INDEX)
CREATED DATE   Timestamp for the creation of the object
LAST_DDL_TIME DATE   Timestamp for the last modification of the object and dependent objects resulting from a DDL statement (including grants and revokes)
TIMESTAMP VARCHAR2(19)   Timestamp for the specification of the object (character data)
STATUS VARCHAR2(7)   Status of the object:


  • N/A

TEMPORARY VARCHAR2(1)   Indicates whether the object is temporary (the current session can see only data that it placed in this object itself) (Y) or not (N)
GENERATED VARCHAR2(1)   Indicates whether the name of this object was system-generated (Y) or not (N)
SECONDARY VARCHAR2(1)   Indicates whether this is a secondary object created by the ODCIIndexCreate method of the Oracle Data Cartridge (Y) or not (N)
NAMESPACE NUMBER   Namespace for the object
EDITION_NAME VARCHAR2(30)   Name of the edition in which the object is actual