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How to Manually Delete The Database That Oakcli Cannot Remove (Doc ID 1910536.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Appliance X4-2 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle Database Appliance - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


oakcli fails to delete the database which cannot startup and it has to be removed manually. oakcli fails to create a database with the same name and reports that the database name already exists, even though all the physical files were deleted.


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