Miss db files

From: Xu, Roger <Roger.Xu_at_dpsg.com>
Date: Wed, 4 Feb 2009 13:24:44 -0700
Message-ID: <C7F02F80BA89DB47AA7345919AF9F72C015CA8E2_at_bcxoemb02.dpsg.net>


Hi List,  

In order to change the SID, we recreated the controlfile but I left 2 dbfiles out - oops!  

Now, Oracle KNOWS about the datafile as its in the dictionary so puts a "MISSING" entry in its place.  

I know there is no data in these dbfiles. What is the easiest way for me to drop them?  

We are on 10g which allows dropping a single dbfile but the status of the dbfile needs to be online?  

Thanks in advance,  

Roger Xu  


SQL> select name, status from v$datafile;  


  • -------



RECOVER   13 rows selected.  

SQL> select * from v$version;  


Oracle Database 10g Enterprise Edition Release - 64bi

PL/SQL Release - Production

CORE Production

TNS for Solaris: Version - Production

NLSRTL Version - Production  

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