How to Find Whether database Instance Started with PFILE or SPFILE? (Doc ID 444775.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 25, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 9.2 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 25-Dec-2016***

Goal

How can I know whether pfile or spfile is being used for the database instance ?

Solution

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