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How to Offline a PDB Datafile in NOARCHIVELOG mode CDB which is not Open in Read Write (Doc ID 2240730.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 20, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 12.1]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
How to put a datafile in offline mode, when the database is running in noarchivelog mode. This would be the case if the datafile is missing.


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For the purposes of this document, the following fictitious environment is used as an example to describe the procedure:

Container Database Name: CDB1
Pluggable Database Names: PDB1
Datafile Name: /tmp/STATSPACK.dbf


Attempt to offline a datafile results in error when the database is running in NOARCHIVELOG mode and is not open in read write mode: 




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