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Unable to Rename Datafiles with Non-Standard ASCII Characters in the Filename (Doc ID 824473.1)

Last updated on JULY 25, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The following command:

alter database rename file '/oracle/data01/EDWPRD/mtmpt1_25.dbf^?^?^?^?^?6.dbf' to '/oracle/data01/EDWPRD/MTMPT1_25.dbf'

Fails with:

alter database rename file '/oracle/data01/EDWPRD/mtmpt1_25.dbf^?^?^?^?^?6.dbf' to
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-01511: error in renaming log/data files
ORA-01516: nonexistent log file, datafile, or tempfile


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