Re: Clone Oracle 8i Database

From: Amir Gheibi <>
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2008 17:45:40 +0800
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Thanks a lot. It actuly worked. I got a bit of problem at the beginning as the original database's files were all over the hard disk. But I found them all.

Thanks a lot.

On Thu, Feb 14, 2008 at 5:25 PM, Ahbaid Gaffoor <> wrote:

> Amir,
> Do you have access to the file system of the Windows machine via. a
> bootdisk of some sort? I'm assuming from your post that the windows
> installation is itself damaged. If this is true and you know where all
> your files for your db are, and they are accessible, here's what I would
> try:
> On a second windows host, use oradim to setup the services you need,
> copy all the files into the second machine, place them in the same
> paths, then try to start the db.
> Without knowing too much about why the db and/or it's original host
> died, that's a stab in the dark at best.
> Hope this helps
> Ahbaid
> Amir Gheibi wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I need to copy an Oracle database from one machine to another.
> > I am using Oracle 8i on windows. It's a very simple database. It's not
> > even using archive mode or anything like that.
> > The problem here is the source windows is pretty much damaged and non
> > of the oracle services are working.
> > Is there any way to save the database? Is there any practical paper on
> > the Internet that I can take advantage of?
> >
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Amir

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