RE: Renaming schemas directly
Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2009 11:59:48 -0500
The problem with that is that you cannot remap schemas and tablespaces in a single datapump or exp/imp operation. I can do one or the other. I am in a situation where we need to allow the users to do both, which means that it is clearly a post-processing step. If the users migrate all tablespaces for a particular schema we can rename the schema as part of the operation and then rename tablespaces in the post-processing step, but if they only bring over one tablespace out of 12, and rename that and also want to rename the schema at the same time, the datapump/exp operation is at the tablespace level and the schema needs to change in the post-processing step.
From: Allen, Brandon [mailto:Brandon.Allen_at_OneNeck.com]
Sent: Monday, August 31, 2009 11:56 AM
To: Bellows, Bambi (Comsys); Oracle L
Subject: RE: Renaming schemas directly
I've never tried that method, and wouldn't advise it on a production DB. The supported method is to use exp/imp with fromuser/touser, or expdp/impdp with remap_schema.
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