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Pfile Question

How do I find out which pfile the instance was started with?

Jul 19 '05 #1
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Originally posted by Larry Lowe
How do I find out which pfile the instance was started with? Larry

If you did not use option startup pfile=..... to start your database,
then Oracle looks for the pfile in the default location i.e.

Win*: ORACLE_HOME\database\init<SID>.ora

nix*: ORACLE_HOME/dbs/init<SID>.ora

For 9i, if you have created an spfile "spfile<SID>.ora", then it would
look for spfile first in the same locations according to OS.


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