When Using DBCA to Create a Database, Extra Schemas Are Created (Doc ID 457800.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 08, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.8 to 10.2.0.4 [Release 9.2 to 10.2]
Oracle Database Configuration Assistant - Version 9.2.0.8 to 10.2.0.3 [Release 9.2 to 10.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle Database Configuration Assistant - Version: 9.2.0.8 to 10.2.0.3
This problem can occur on any platform.
Oracle Server Enterprise Edition - Version: 9.2.0.8 to 10.2.0.4
***Checked for relevance on 07-Dec-2016***

Symptoms

When using the DBCA utility to create a new database and  you choose the "General Purpose" template. At completion of the create, there are 25 schemas in the database:

 ANONYMOUS, CTXSYS, HR, MDSYS, ODM, ODM_MTR, OE, OLAPSYS, ORDPLUGINS, ORDSYS, PM, QS, QS_ADM, QS_CB, QS_CBADM, QS_CS, QS_ES, QS_OS, QS_WS, SCOTT, SH, WKPROXY, WKSYS, WMSYS, XDB

Changes

This is expected behavior with DBCA.

Cause

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