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Primary Note: Overview of Database Configuration Assistant (DBCA) (Doc ID 1488770.1)

Last updated on JULY 22, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version to [Release 11.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The Purpose of this Document is to provide overview on the Database Configuration Assistant Utility. This note will help customers to have complete understanding / details about DBCA.


The details discussed in this note applies to Single instance /Non-RAC Environment.


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In this Document
 Starting DBCA
 Options in DBCA
 Database Creation
 Database Options Configuration
 Database Deletion
 Template Management
 ASM Configuration
 DBCA Modes
 Interactive mode
 Silent Mode
 Debugging DBCA
 New Features / Enhancements
 Additional Resources
 Known Issues and Resolutions

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