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How To Delete Alias Without Dropping The Datafile In ASM (Doc ID 1957994.1)

Last updated on MAY 20, 2021

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


Created aliases for some datafiles and the controlfile. Able to rename the alias to a different name but unable to delete the alias, so that the normal ASM format name can be used. Need to know how to delete the alias names only without dropping the datafile.


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