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ORA-01141 'File not Found' when trying to rename the file. (Doc ID 289667.1)

Last updated on JUNE 07, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 8.1.7 to 10.1]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


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For the purposes of this document, the following fictitious environment is used as an example
to describe the procedure:


Directory =  /home/oracle and all subdirectories


You are trying to rename a datafile, but oracle is not able to recognize the file, even though it is physically present in the mentioned location.
During this operation, oracle would look/read the datafile in the new location/name provided.
So, when "renaming the file", the "new file" should be present.





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