Re: newbe question: how to... open database

From: EricW <>
Date: Wed, 21 May 2008 10:45:59 +0200
Message-ID: <4833e0cc$0$6030$>

Thank you for your answer.

I do have this file too: Full_Export_Roma_RN.DMP

So how do I use this?
It's about 5 Mb in size.


"Mladen Gogala" <> schreef in bericht news:4833db27$0$30633$
> On Wed, 21 May 2008 09:37:05 +0200, EricW wrote:
>> From a company we recieved a oracle database (version 8.0.6) on a CD
>> containing the following files:
>> AO_data01.dbf
>> RBS01.DBF
>> SYSTEM01.dbf
>> I have installed Oracle 10 on my computer, but I cannot find how I can
>> open or import this database.
>> anyone who can/wants to help me?
>> rg,
>> Eric
> To make a long story short, this will be an interesting exercise. Looking
> at the case of your file names, this DB is from some kind of MS platform.
> You will have to set a new home so that control files can be used to
> locate the original files. I surmise you will have to use something like
> "strings" command in order to hack the control files. As soon as you get
> it set up properly, you will have to use DBUA. It's not a cross-platform
> tool, so you better be on Winduhs yourself. You will also need a
> parameter file. If all of this is on a single CD, ask the person who has
> sent you the CD to export the database into a .dmp file and send it to
> you. It will save you a major headache.
> --
> Mladen Gogala
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