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

Last updated on APRIL 17, 2023

Applies to:

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


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
 1. Absolute File Number
 2. Relative File Number

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