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How to Rename Database/Change DB_NAME or ORACLE_SID/Instance Name (Doc ID 15390.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 26, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 7.0.16.0 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Generic UNIX

Scope

For DBAs requiring to either find or change the db_name or ORACLE_SID.

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In this Document
Purpose
Scope
Details
 Find the current DB_NAME and ORACLE_SID:
 Modify a database to run under a new ORACLE_SID:
 Change the "db_name" for a Database
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