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TNS:could not resolve the connect identifier specified
Backtrace message unwound by exceptions
invalid identifier
PL/SQL compilation error
internal error
missing expression
table or view does not exist
end-of-file on communication channel
TNS:listener unknown in connect descriptor
insufficient privileges
PL/SQL: numeric or value error string
TNS:protocol adapter error
ORACLE not available
target host or object does not exist
invalid number
unable to allocate string bytes of shared memory
resource busy and acquire with NOWAIT specified
error occurred at recursive SQL level string
ORACLE initialization or shutdown in progress
archiver error. Connect internal only, until freed
snapshot too old
unable to extend temp segment by string in tablespace
Credential retrieval failed
missing or invalid option
invalid username/password; logon denied
unable to create INITIAL extent for segment
out of process memory when trying to allocate string bytes
shared memory realm does not exist
cannot insert NULL
TNS:unable to connect to destination
remote database not found ora-02019
exception encountered: core dump
inconsistent datatypes
no data found
TNS:operation timed out
PL/SQL: could not find program
existing state of packages has been discarded
maximum number of processes exceeded
error signaled in parallel query server
ORACLE instance terminated. Disconnection forced
TNS:packet writer failure
see ORA-12699
missing right parenthesis
name is already used by an existing object
cannot identify/lock data file
invalid file operation
quoted string not properly terminated

RE: REcover DB from data files

Mercadante, Thomas F





Oradim only creates the service.  It can optionally start the database, but does not always do so.


Look at services on the machine and make sure that the oracleserviceSID is started.


From the dos command line:


Sqlplus /nolog

Connect / as sysdba




What if any message did you get?  What does the alertSID.ora file in the bdump directory say?









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From: oracle-l-bounce@freelists.org [mailto:oracle-l-bounce@freelists.org] On Behalf Of Mark
Sent: Tuesday, December 05, 2006 1:13 PM
To: oracle-l@freelists.org
Subject: REcover DB from data files


Guys the DB is Oracle 9i


I have the control & data, pfiles files of a previous database -same oracle version. (OS crashed, so we reinstaleld the OS and oracle but all the OS files are safe)  I need to restore this to a new dtabase. How do I do it?


I tried it using oradim, the instance wouldnt start.


thanks in advance


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