Database Template Creation Steps Using DBCA GUI
(Doc ID 2817601.1)
Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2021
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 126.96.36.199.0 and later
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Database Template Creation Steps using DBCA GUI.
Database Configuration Assistant (DBCA) templates are XML files that contain information required to create a database. Templates are used in DBCA to create new databases and duplicate existing databases. The information in templates includes database options, initialization parameters, and storage attributes (for data files, tablespaces, control files, and online redo log files).
Templates can be used just like scripts, but they are more powerful than scripts because you have the option of duplicating a database. Duplication saves time because you copy the files of an existing database, referred to as a seed database, to the correct locations.
Templates are stored in the following directory:
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