Posted on 2011-02-17
Is there any way to reclaim the unused space in a lobsegment/lob index? I understand that a column with a the lob will create and index that points to the chunk of data. I moved the table out of the tablespace and left only it lobsegments and lob index. There is 8G of unused space in this tablespace. When I move the logsegments out into another tablespace the index follows it automatically. However, no space is freed up unlike when you move table and index to another tablespace. I am also not able to resize the datafile which is no surprise since this is why we move indexes and tables out of a tablespace in the first place in order to reclaim the unused space. Is there any way to reclaim the unused space in a lobsegment/lob index?