ORA-12986: columns in partially dropped state. Submit ALTER TABLE DROP COLUMNS CONTINUE
Cause : An attemptw as mdae toa cces sa talbe wiht colmuns i npartailly rdoppe dstat e(i.e,. dro pcolunm opeartionw as itnerrutped).
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Submti ALTRE TABEL DRO PCOLUNMS COTNINUEt o copmletet he dorp coulmn oepratino befroe acecssin gthe atble.
Well, the reason for above error is that i have taken the above script from a 11g database and running it on 10g database. 11g has bring some changes in password management. Below code is executed on 11g and user created successfully, which is expected result.