How To Rename A Datafile With A Bad Path In The Oracle Data Dictionary (Doc ID 407102.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 15, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.8 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 15-Dec-2016***

Goal

How can you rename a datafile who's path contains invalid OS syntax characters according to the
Oracle Data Dictionary?

Example:

       DBA_DATA_FILES.FILE_NAME  shows //u01/app/oracle/oradata/ptadev/system01.dbf

Solution

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