Thursday, April 17, 2008

Create pfile from memory...

During the post 11g upgrade steps, I discovered a new feature in 11g.
In the 11g database, you can now create a pfile/spfile from memory !

I was used to create a pfile from the current spfile in 10g, and offcourse create a spfile from the adjusted pfile...but now it's also possible to creaet a pfile from memory. The syntax is almost the same..

[oracle@ebs2 log]$ sqlplus '/ as sysdba'
SQL*Plus: Release - Production on Wed Apr 16 17:06:02 2008
Copyright (c) 1982, 2007, Oracle. All rights reserved.
Connected to:

Oracle Database 11g Enterprise Edition Release - Production
With the Partitioning, OLAP, Data Mining and Real Application Testing options

SQL> create pfile='/ebs/proddb/11.1.0/dbs/init_prod.ora' from memory;

File created.

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