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DBMS_PDB.RECOVER Fails with "ORA-65185: could not find data file belonging to SYSTEM tablespace" (Doc ID 2477075.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 23, 2019

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

You unplugged a PDB, but the .xml manifest file no longer exists.   You still have all the data files and want to use DBMS_PDB.RECOVER in order to regenerate the .xml file.  When you run the procedure, it fails with "ORA-65185: could not find data file belonging to SYSTEM tablespace."

Example:

 

Changes

 You unplugged a PDB and are trying to recover the .xml manifest file (you still have the data files).

Cause

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