RE: Duplicate DBIDs

  • From: "Nick Tilbury @ Northampton" <ntilbury@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <rlsmith@xxxxxxx>, <peter.schauss@xxxxxxx>, "Oracle-L (E-mail)" <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2005 16:31:47 -0000

We also had a similar issue. Which version of Oracle are you on ?
Renaming the database will not change it's DBID, but it can be done by exec=
uting a procedure
(the name of which escapes me for now).
8i databases having the same DBID did cause us some problems. However since=
 upgrading to
9i, using RMAN duplicate database feature (which does change the DBID) we h=
ave had no problems.

-----Original Message-----
From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Smith, Ron L.
Sent: 26 January 2005 16:23
To: peter.schauss@xxxxxxx; Oracle-L (E-mail)
Subject: RE: Duplicate DBIDs

You are already going through the edit on the controlfile.  Why not just
rename the database at the same time?
If not someone will surely mess up your production database, thinking
they are connected to the test version.


-----Original Message-----
From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Schauss, Peter
Sent: Wednesday, January 26, 2005 10:12 AM
To: Oracle-L (E-mail)
Subject: Duplicate DBIDs

We have had a practice at our site of creating development and staging
databases by copying a cold backup to another system. We then edit the
output from "backup controlfile to trace" to rename the =3D3D

database and relocate the data files and restart
the database with the resulting script.  This means that a number of our
databases, mostly on different machines, have the same DBID. So far this
has not caused us any problems.  Are we running any risks here?

Peter Schauss

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