Re: Urgent help needed. Datafile dropped from OS. Please help.

From: joel garry <>
Date: Tue, 18 Nov 2008 15:51:53 -0800 (PST)
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On Nov 18, 6:38 am, Mladen Gogala <> wrote:
> On Tue, 18 Nov 2008 06:36:44 -0800, Mark D Powell wrote:
> > Check to see if the tablespace is still defined to the system. If it is
> > then use the alter tablespace drop datafile command to drop the missing
> > file.
> > Next use drop tablespace including contents to remove the tablespace.
> Have you noticed that the file name contains the word "undo"?

Have you noticed the word "development" in the OP? :-)

This will give some weight to the argument that even development databases are somebodies production, but even so, there is more latitude for development environments, right? There ought to be some procedures for this sort of meltdown. Privilege given to developers is another canonball of waxy worms.

On the other hand, the lesson they really need to learn is they need some capable DBA if they are using RAC!


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