RE: Miss db files & ORA-03264

From: Xu, Roger <>
Date: Thu, 5 Feb 2009 16:27:49 -0700
Message-ID: <>

Sorry, I forgot to mention that the database was open with resetlog. Here is my plan to fix the issue:
  • shutdown immediate;
  • startup mount;
  • alter tablespace TS_INDEX_00 offline;
  • alter tablespace TS_INDEX_00 rename datafile '/oracle/OraHome2/dbs/MISSING00012' to '/SRV_ACEQ/server/database/data/ts_index_00_01.dbf';
  • alter tablespace TS_INDEX_00 online;
  • alter database datafile 12 offline drop;
  • alter database open;
  • alter database create datafile 12 as '/SRV_ACEQ/server/database/data/ts_index_00_01.dbf';
  • alter database datafile 12 online;
  • alter tablespace TS_INDEX_00 drop datafile 12;

Any thought?

From: [] On Behalf Of Xu, Roger Sent: Wednesday, February 04, 2009 3:25 PM To:
Subject: Miss db files

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


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