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Container Database (CDB) Service Fails to Start When the Service Name Matches That of a Pluggable Database (PDB) (Doc ID 2208118.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

A Database Service has been created on a Container Database (CDB) with the SAME name as an existing Plugable Database (PDB) in the same database.  When attempting to start the service it fails due to a name conflict with the PDB default service name:

 

Changes

 A service was added to a CDB with the same name as a PDB

Cause

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