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Alter Database Rename GLOBAL_NAME Returns ORA-1729 When Name In Single Quotes (Doc ID 123971.1)

Last updated on MARCH 04, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.1.5.0 to 11.1.0.6 [Release 8.1.5 to 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.



Symptoms


You are trying to change the GLOBAL_NAME of a database and have issued

ALTER DATABASE RENAME GLOBAL_NAME TO ''

and you receive:  Error: ORA 1729

 

Changes

 

Cause

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