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2434534 - ORA-01686 - What to do if number of datafiles in tablespace reached max limit?


You are not able to add an additional datafile to particular tablespace due to error ORA-01686: max # files (1023) reached for the tablespace.

Example error log:

BR0301E SQL error -1686 at location BrSqlExecute-1, SQL statement:
'/* BRSPACE */<add datafile sql statement>
ORA-01686: max # files (1023) reached for the tablespace <tablespace_name>
BR1017E Execution of SQL statement '/* BRSPACE */ <add datafile sql statement>



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