How to resolve ORA-01779 Error Message in Oracle database

Learn the purpose and how to unravel the ORA-01779 error message in Oracle.

Description

When you encounter an ORA-01779 error, the following error message will appear:

ORA-01779: can’t alter a column which maps to a non-key-preserved desk

Cause

You tried to INSERT or UPDATE columns in a be a part of view which map to a non-key-preserved table.

Resolution

The option(s) to resolve this Oracle error are:

Option #1

Try updating the tables directly.