Miss db files
Date: Wed, 4 Feb 2009 13:24:44 -0700
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,
SQL> select name, status from v$datafile;
RECOVER 13 rows selected.
SQL> select * from v$version;
Oracle Database 10g Enterprise Edition Release 10.2.0.4.0 - 64bi
PL/SQL Release 10.2.0.4.0 - Production
CORE 10.2.0.4.0 Production
TNS for Solaris: Version 10.2.0.4.0 - Production
NLSRTL Version 10.2.0.4.0 - Production
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