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renaming server [message #97025] Wed, 24 October 2001 11:14 Go to next message
Ambrose Oberdorf
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Registered: October 2001
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I found no documentation on the impact of renaming a server (HPUX 11.0 32 bit) that is running a 8.1.6 database. Unable to actually rename a server as a test. So to test, I ftped the files that made up the database (all dbf files + control files + init.ora) to a new box. It started OK, anyone have additional history/information on this subject.

Re: renaming server [message #97047 is a reply to message #97025] Wed, 31 October 2001 15:25 Go to previous messageGo to next message
andrew again
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Registered: March 2000
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there are several things to distinguish between first.
- DB name
- Global name

Changing the global name is easy and is mainly used to verify db_link names when global_names=true (generally required for replication).

See this link on changing the SID.


Re: renaming server [message #97049 is a reply to message #97025] Thu, 01 November 2001 03:03 Go to previous message
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Registered: November 2001
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I don't wish to change the db_name, global_name, or sid. I know how to do that. The unix administrator wants to change the name of the unix server upon which the Oracle instance and database reside. My question is whether such a change will affect the existing database, I believe it will not but cannot test this easily.

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