DBMS_FILE_TRANSFER Feature in Oracle 10g

(Doc ID 283991.1)

Last updated on JULY 17, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 17-Jul-2016***

Goal

This bulletin illustrates the new file transfer feature provided within Oracle 10g.

SCOPE & APPLICATION
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This feature can be used by Oracle DBA

This is a new feature introduced in Oracle 10g. Using this feature you can move data files from within Oracle without ever 'physically' logging into the operating system itself. This feature provides one more option when doing common database administrative tasks such as simple storage management, where we require to free up space on a disk.

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