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DBA - How to Rename a Datafile with Special Characters Created by Mistake (Doc ID 1554322.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 27, 2021

Applies to:

Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
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* How to rename a datafile with special characters created by mistake

* Also you may get error ORA-01516 when you try to rename it using the normal method

alter database rename file 'old_file_name' to 'new_file_name';



Goal

* How to rename a datafile with special characters created by mistake

* Also you may get error ORA-01516 when you try to rename it using the normal method

alter database rename file <old_file_name>   to <new_file_name> ;

Solution

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