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Step-by-Step Example of PDB Level Duplicate in 18c (Doc ID 2457397.1)

Last updated on APRIL 23, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 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:

Source Host Name:
Source Container Database Name: ORC181U01
Source Pluggable Database Name: PDB01

Destination Host Name:
Destination Container Database Name: ORC181U02
Destination Pluggable Database Name: PDB99, DEV

Directory Name: All listed directories under /refresh are all fictitious


In database version before 18c, PDB cannot be duplicated , user can only duplicate CDBs.

Duplicate before 18c:  CDB level

Now, duplicate after 18c: Can duplicate one PDB into another CDB.

This article gives an example of how to do it.


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