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RDBPROD: How to Separate the Snapshot and Root Files for a Single-file Database (Doc ID 175843.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 01, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Rdb Server on OpenVMS - Version 3.0 and later
HP OpenVMS Alpha
HP OpenVMS Itanium


The normal techniques for moving a snapshot file do not work for a single-file Rdb database. If you need to put the snapshot on a different device to the root file, Oracle recommends that you create a multi-file database. However, this article describes an alternative method, that might be quicker to implement. 


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