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RAC Database Not Accurately Reflect Instance_Name Parameter if pfile/spfile have instance_name value set (Doc ID 2287743.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 24, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata 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.


If one enters 'show parameter instance_name' on a RAC database, instead of seeing current instance_name (for example: ORCL1), result shows database name (for example: ORCL) from all instances. The instance number is correct, but the instance_name is not. The instance name is correct when queries v$instance.



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