Sometimes You can get ” ORA-04060: insufficient privileges to execute string ” error.
Details of error are as follows.
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. SQL> alter table MSDEVECI.TEST shrink space; alter table MSDEVECI.TEST shrink space * ERROR at line 1: ORA-10636: ROW MOVEMENT is not enabled
Row movement feature is mainly important for the partition tables. Rows can be moved across partitions with this feature. Normally any row cannot move with an update, because row movement is disabled default.
To solve this error, you need to enable row movement of related table.
You can enable the row movement as follows.
SQL> alter table TABLE_NAME enable row movement; Table altered SQL> alter table TABLE_NAME shrink space; Table altered
You can disable the row movement as follows.
SQL> alter table TABLE_NAME disable row movement; Table altered.