RE: Renaming schemas directly

The problem with that is that you cannot remap schemas and tablespaces
in a single datapump or exp/imp operation.  I can do one or the other.
I am in a situation where we need to allow the users to do both, which
means that it is clearly a post-processing step.  If the users migrate
all tablespaces for a particular schema we can rename the schema as part
of the operation and then rename tablespaces in the post-processing
step, but if they only bring over one tablespace out of 12, and rename
that and also want to rename the schema at the same time, the
datapump/exp operation is at the tablespace level and the schema needs
to change in the post-processing step.

 

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From: Allen, Brandon [mailto:Brandon.Allen@xxxxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Monday, August 31, 2009 11:56 AM
To: Bellows, Bambi (Comsys); Oracle L
Subject: RE: Renaming schemas directly

 

I've never tried that method, and wouldn't advise it on a production DB.
The supported method is to use exp/imp with fromuser/touser, or
expdp/impdp with remap_schema.

 

http://download.oracle.com/docs/cd/B19306_01/server.102/b14215/dp_import
.htm#sthref340

 

 

Regards,

Brandon

 

 

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