Re: how to determine who/what is opening the database

You might look in crontab,see if there is a job that runs every few minutes
that does it.

On Sun, Jul 25, 2010 at 11:33 AM, Stephens, Chris <Chris.Stephens@xxxxxxx>wrote:

>  This is almost certainly coming from some sort of automated process.  The
> database is only opened by something else once the database is mounted (and
> I’m trying to rename my database files!!).
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> *From:* oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:
> oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On Behalf Of *Stephens, Chris
> *Sent:* Sunday, July 25, 2010 11:26 AM
> *To:* ORACLE-L
> *Subject:* how to determine who/what is opening the database
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> 10.2.0.4 on RHEL 5
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> I’m in doing some datafile renaming for my own sanity.
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> The thing is, once I mount the database and rename a few datafiles, I start
> getting messages that the database is open.
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> ERROR at line 1:
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> ORA-01511: error in renaming log/data files
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> ORA-01121: cannot rename database file 2 - file is in use or recovery
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> ORA-01110: data file 2: '/u01/oradata/db_name/undotbs01.dbf'
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> SYS@remgt> alter database open;
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> alter database open
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> *
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> ERROR at line 1:
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> ORA-01531: a database already open by the instance
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> How would I go about figuring out what or who is opening the database?
> This has happened repeatedly.
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> I have contact the system administrators and they can’t think of any
> monitoring software they have configured to do thiat.
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