How to do a Restore and recovery of Single or multiple datafile from a PDB database on12c (Doc ID 1565822.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 10, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.1 to 12.1.0.1 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

 Goal of this Article is do a restore and recovery of a datafile From PDB  when one or couple of datafiles associated with PDB are corrupted or lost.

 

Before we start Please understand the following Terms used in 12c.

What is a multitenant container database ?

A 12c database is either a non-Container Database or a Container Database -  referred to as non-CDB or CDB respectively.
A CDB is an Oracle database that includes zero, one, or many customer-created Containers or Pluggable Databases referred to as PDB.
The CDB has:


What is a Pluggable Database
?

A pluggable Database (PDB) is a user-created container holding the data for any application.
A PDB would have its SYSTEM, SYSAUX, TEMP tablespaces.It can also contains  other user created tablespaces in it.

Change done to Pdb database would be written to the Undo /redo present in the CDB$ROOT.

By Default When you Connect as  sysdba without any servicename you connect to Root Container

% rman target  /

 

Solution

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