Re: PFILE from SPFILE

Thanks a lot for your reply. Would like to know why the DBUA complains about
CONTROL FILE (Unable to identify Control File) ? I have the control_file
parameter set in ? format. Any workarround???


 On 10/17/05, Ric Van Dyke <Ric.Van.Dyke@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> 1 - The * is for any instance. If you had a RAC setup it is possible for
> each instance in the RAC to have some (not all) of the parameters set to
> different values, if they did then the parameter would like like:
>   <instance name>.<parameter name>
>  2 - The ? is a short cut for ORACLE_HOME
>
>  Ric Van Dyke
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> ----- Original Message -----
> *From: *DBA Deepak
> *Sent: *Mon Oct 17 07:08:01 EDT 2005
> *To: *oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> *Subject: *PFILE from SPFILE
>
> Hi All,
>  When I created a pfile from spfile the pfile has lines like the
> following....
>  *.background_dump_dest='?\admin\
>  I have a few doubts regarding that.
>  1> Why **.* is there before each line.
>  2> Why the locations of the dumps as well as the control files have 
> *?\*prefixed.
>  3> Even when i use sho parameter control_file it shows the ?
>   Please help me in understanding the above.
>
> --
> Regards,
>
> Deepak
> Oracle DBA
>
>


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Regards,

Deepak
Oracle DBA

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