ORA-38303: invalid option for PURGE TABLESPACE

Cause : Either a token other than USER was found following the tablespace name or some text was found following USER .

Action - How to fix it : DBA Scripts :: www.high-oracle.com/scripts

Place nothing or only USER after the tablespace name

update : 26-06-2017

ORA-38303 - invalid option for PURGE TABLESPACE
ORA-38303 - invalid option for PURGE TABLESPACE

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