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ORA-1103: Database Name <name> In Control File Is Not <name> - Troubleshooting Guide (Doc ID 1906009.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 04, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
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 Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


 This note aims to provide a troubleshooting guide for ORA-1103 error


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In this Document
 Error description
 Changing the DBNAME
 Known issues when the error is reported following a backup/recovery, duplicate , clone or upgrade operations

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