Re: Accidentally Delete *.dbf Files, OH NO!!!

  • From: David Sharples <davidsharples@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: Oracle-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2005 23:26:36 +0000

lock down the os account so you cant log in as the owner of the file

alias rm to rm -i


On Mon, 31 Jan 2005 17:23:19 -0600, Michael Fontana <mfontana@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> I have been working with Solaris for several years now.  We have had a rare
> but particularly debilitating problem where certain people who will remain
> nameless, in an effort to "clean up" disk space, have nailed a .dbf file or
> two.  I know I should have the solution to this on close at hand, but I seem
> to recall this was difficult, if not impossible, on other Unix platforms
> (such as AIX), because the file would be "locked" or "in use", and the
> nefarious "rm" command would fail.  Alas, Solaris is all too willing to
> comply when asked.
> Any help or even ridiculing chuckles and admonitions would be greatly
> appreciated.
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