Do NOT Delete Data Files at the OS Level in a Multitenant Database before Dropping a PDB

(Doc ID 2406001.1)

Last updated on MAY 31, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You cannot drop a PDB, and may not be able to open or close it.  Opening it may crash the CDB.   You are getting a variety of errors, which may include any (or many) of the following:

Changes

 

Cause

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