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bitmap.dbf File Did Not Get Auto Dropped Along With Its PDB Clone (Doc ID 2855411.1)

Last updated on APRIL 17, 2023

Applies to:

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


When creating PDB clone using 'snapshot copy' method, one '_bitmap.dbf' file will be created as a part of this snashot copy process. Which is expected. 

But, this '_bitmap.dbf' file is not getting removed/deleted/dropped when its respective PDB clone is dropped even after using 'including datafiles' option.

Below is a simple test case which explains this behavior.



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