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RE: What is the point to use "alter database rename file" command

From: Hately Mike <>
Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2002 02:54:00 -0800
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Over the years I've found that ALTER DATABASE RENAME FILE has been a very useful command. To point out one limitation of the command and imply that it makes it useless is unfair.
If I was planning a 24*7*365 system I'd do some planning and make sure I put the datafiles in the correct place.  

Mike Hately  

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Sent: 10 July 2002 11:08
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Thanks to all who replied...

I ve solved my problem yesterday but still... by shutdown database.My question was how to move datafiles which are created by default in $ORACLE_HOME/dbs directory and when they are in SYSTEM tablespace. On 24*7*356 database it is NOT POSSIBLE to move datafiles (in SYSTEM tbs) on ONLINE database because we can not put SYSTEM tablespace offline!!!!but it is possible for other tablespace!!! So what is the point of having ALTER DATABASE RENAME FILE command if we can not rename datafiles which are reside in the system tablespace???


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