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WINNT/WIN2000: Recreating Oracle Services and Instances from the Command Line (Doc ID 61621.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 24, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)


This bulletin explains how to create new database services and
delete existing database services for an Oracle7, Oracle8, and Oracle8i
database on Windows NT or Windows 2000 using the Oracle Instance Manager ORADIM
utility.  It also explains how to start or stop an existing database using the 
ORADIM utility.

Please note that only versions 8.1.6 or higher of the database are supported
on Windows 2000.  


The intended audience for this article is Oracle DBAs who have a
moderate knowledge of Oracle7 or Oracle8 Server and an in-depth
knowledge of Windows NT.  This bulletin makes the following assumptions:

  - Oracle 7.3 or a later version has been successfully installed.

  - All commands will be issued at the server itself.

  - You are logged on to the Windows NT server as Administrator or a user
    with Administrator privileges.


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