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How to rename a PDB in 19c

Let's look at how to rename a PDB in 19c. The steps are the same as 12c. Per Oracle note referenced below, you must have the ALTER DATABASE privilege, either granted commonly or granted locally in the...

How to change the ethernet switch password on Exadata

Let's look at how to log in and change the ethernet switch (adm) password on an Exadata system. During the installation of the system, the admin user is created. You must have got...

Install Oracle GoldenGate Plug-in on Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 13c

In this post, we will install and deploy Oracle GoldenGate Plug-in 13.4.1.0 on Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 13c Release 4. I have an Active-Active OMS 13c setup that is load-balanced via SLB.

Fixed – EXPDP – OS/ Wallet Authentication does not work, prompts for password

I recently encountered a strange issue on a newly created multitenant database on 19.6 version. Our EXPDP job uses wallet to authenticate to the pluggable database. SQLPLUS could successfully connect/ authenticate to the database using credentials stored...

How to Install VNC on Exadata Linux servers

Oracle Exadata servers do not come with VNC server installed. Let's look at how to install VNC on Exadata Linux servers. In this post, I will list the steps needed to get VNC working on Oracle Enterprise...

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How to rename a PDB in 19c

Let's look at how to rename a PDB in 19c. The steps are the same as 12c. Per Oracle note referenced below, you must have the ALTER...

How to change the ethernet switch password on Exadata

Let's look at how to log in and change the ethernet switch (adm) password on an Exadata system. During the installation of the...

Install Oracle GoldenGate Plug-in on Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 13c

In this post, we will install and deploy Oracle GoldenGate Plug-in 13.4.1.0 on Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 13c Release 4. I have an Active-Active OMS 13c...

Register missing archive logs on a standby database

Sometimes we may end up with archive logs missing on a standby database. It can happen due to a variety of reasons. Here we discuss some scenarios...

Troubleshooting Oracle Dataguard Transport and Apply issue

I share this post to explain how we identified and fixed an issue when our physical standby (Active Dataguard) apply was delayed and replication fell behind the...

Safely remove primary and standby databases in a Dataguard configuration

In this article, we will see how we can safely remove a clustered primary and standby databases that are in an Active Dataguard configuration.