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All About the Initialization Parameter DB_FILES and Related Issues (Doc ID 2673208.1)

Last updated on JUNE 04, 2020

Applies to:

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


This document is a one-stop solution for all queries related to DB_FILES initialization parameter. The details such as the impact of the parameter, how to set it and related issues are all discussed here.

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 1. DB_FILES initialization parameter - Explanation
 2. ORA-00059: maximum number of DB_FILES exceeded
 3. ORA-59 error reported in PDB even when the total number of files is less than the value of db_files
 4. Standby database report ORA-00059 error during recovery
 5. DBA_TABLESPACE_USAGE_METRICS view doesn't return any rows when db_files initialization parameter limit is reached.

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