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How to use pfile in recover table command (Doc ID 2430319.1)

Last updated on APRIL 17, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 12.1 to 12.2]
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.


NOTE: In the images and/or the document content below, the user information and environment data used represents fictitious data from the Oracle sample schema(s), Public Documentation delivered with an
Oracle database product or other training material. Any similarity to actual environments, actual persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental and not intended in any manner.

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

Database Name: PROD
Table name: scott.test_tab


This is very handy, when target database is having very large SGA (like 120 GB or more) ,
and when we need to recover a single table, but server does not have that much memory, or when their is limitation of supported hardware)


initialization parameters used for automatic instance:
sga_target=40960M <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<< HERE is the problem ( 40 GB  )
#No auxiliary parameter file used



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