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RE: where to alter the path of redologs

From: Philip West <>
Date: Mon, 10 Jul 2000 16:15:27 +0100
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You need some advice !

[with database up]

Create new log groups as required.
Switch logs so that new groups are used Drop old logs
Backup controlfile so that you have record of changes Backup database at earliest opportunity

[with database down]

copy the files at o/s level (I always copy first as a precaution) startup mount
alter database rename file 'old/file/path/and/name' to 'new/file/path/and/name'
open database
delete the old versions of the files (now that you are happy) shut down the database and take a full backup


Phil West - Impex IT ltd
Unix Sys Admin and Oracle Financials DBA Services

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-----Original Message-----
From: Deepak Sharma [] Sent: 08 July 2000 17:15
To: Multiple recipients of list ORACLE-L Subject: Re: where to alter the path of redologs

For Q No. 1, this is the quickest method I have used in the past (works only if you can afford shutting down the database)

o Create controlfile trace
o Edit the trace file and change the RedoLog Path. Save it as an SQL script
o Shutdown database
o Use svrmgrl, connect internal and run the script

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