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Absolute File Number vs. Relative File Number (Doc ID 2614262.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 29, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.0.6.0 and later
Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 8.0.6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

Some data files in the database have the same value for absolute file number and relative file number, but some data files do not.
This document explains how the absolute and relative file numbers of data files are assigned.

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In this Document
Purpose
Details
 1. Absolute File Number
 2. Relative File Number
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