Question: What do
I do to manually create a cdb from the command line? I
know that Oracle recommends using DBCA to create a cdb, but
I need to do a manual create of a cdb. What are the
steps to manually create a cdb from the SQL*Plus command
Answer: To manually create a cdb
you need to perform these steps.
1 - Parameter: Set the init.ora
2 - Create the database: You can
run the following create statement for a cdb, making sure to
include the "enable pluggable database" syntax:
CREATE DATABASE ZWC
CHARACTER SET ZHS16GBK
CHARACTER SET AL16UTF16
'/12cfile/ZWC/system01.dbf' SIZE 500M
EXTENT MANAGEMENT LOCAL
UNDO TABLESPACE undotbs1 DATAFILE
DEFAULT TEMPORARY TABLESPACE TEMP
DEFAULT TABLESPACE USERS DATAFILE
LOGFILE GROUP 1
USER sys IDENTIFIED BY oracle
USER system IDENTIFIED BY oracle
USER_DATA TABLESPACE userstbs
ENABLE PLUGGABLE DATABASE
SEED FILE_NAME_CONVERT =
3 - Catalog: Run the catalog
script (catcdb.sql) after the create database statement. The Oracle
"When you use the CREATE DATABASE
statement to create a CDB, you must complete additional
actions before you have an operational CDB.
These actions include building views
on the data dictionary tables and installing standard PL/SQL
packages in the root.
You perform these actions by running
the supplied "catcdb.sql" script."
Important Note: You must have have
the perl binaries in your path when you run catcdb.sql. Else
you will get the
After doing this PATH change, you run catcdb.sql and then
you will be able to create the pluggable database
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