I think Viek was talking automatic segment space management or ASSM, not ASM (Automatic Storage Management ). -----Original Message----- From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of arun chakrapani rao Sent: Tuesday, August 08, 2006 11:44 AM To: VIVEK_SHARMA@xxxxxxxxxxx Cc: oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: Re: Convert NON-ASSM to ASSM Tblspc & vice-versa Well you will have to do this during maintenance time, take a backup of the tablespace which you need to move. there are 2 ways 1. just take a backup using the using usual rman incremental backup and restore it to the asm file system and recover it out. 2. take a copy of the datafiles belonging to this tablespace to the asm file system and then switch them out. and it is just the reverse when moving from asm to no asm. On 8/7/06, VIVEK_SHARMA < VIVEK_SHARMA@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: Folks Is it possible to convert a Tablespace from NON-ASSM to ASSM & vice-versa? If so, how? Thanks indeed **************** CAUTION - Disclaimer ***************** This e-mail contains PRIVILEGED AND CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION intended solely for the use of the addressee(s). If you are not the intended recipient, please notify the sender by e-mail and delete the original message. Further, you are not to copy, disclose, or distribute this e-mail or its contents to any other person and any such actions are unlawful. This e-mail may contain viruses. Infosys has taken every reasonable precaution to minimize this risk, but is not liable for any damage you may sustain as a result of any virus in this e-mail. You should carry out your own virus checks before opening the e-mail or attachment. Infosys reserves the right to monitor and review the content of all messages sent to or from this e-mail address. Messages sent to or from this e-mail address may be stored on the Infosys e-mail system. ***INFOSYS******** End of Disclaimer ********INFOSYS*** -- thanks Arun This e-mail is intended solely for the person or entity to which it is addressed and may contain confidential and/or privileged information. Any review, dissemination, copying, printing or other use o ____________________________________________________________________ This email has been scanned for all viruses by the MessageLabs Email Security System.