DBID

Hey how can I change DBID for oracle databases. I really appreciate your help. Thanks in advance
hussainkhan22Asked:
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slightwv (䄆 Netminder) Commented:
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hussainkhan22Author Commented:
If I change DBID will it effect anything. If I duplicate the database with same database name. Does it have same DBID or new one.
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slightwv (䄆 Netminder) Commented:
The docs talk all about this.

If you do not change it, it has the same DBID.  If done properly it should not effect anything.
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hussainkhan22Author Commented:
C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator>nid target=/
DBNEWID: Release 9.2.0.1.0 - Production
Copyright (c) 1995, 2002, Oracle Corporation.  All rights reserved.

Connected to database ORACLE10 (DBID=2466766045)

Control Files in database:
    C:\ORACLE\PRODUCT\10.2.0\ORADATA\ORACLE10\CONTROL01.CTL
    C:\ORACLE\PRODUCT\10.2.0\ORADATA\ORACLE10\CONTROL02.CTL
    C:\ORACLE\PRODUCT\10.2.0\ORADATA\ORACLE10\CONTROL03.CTL

Change database ID of database ORACLE10? (Y/[N]) => y

Proceeding with operation
Changing database ID from 2466766045 to 2468335534

NID-00107: File I/O error on datafile "C:\ORACLE\PRODUCT\10.2.0\ORADATA\ORACLE10
\CONTROL01.CTL" during block 1 offset operation (27047/kunidb1c)


Change of database ID failed during validation - database is intact.
DBNEWID - Completed with validation errors.
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slightwv (䄆 Netminder) Commented:
Check your versions....

nid you ran was 9.2 and the database is possibly 10gR2?
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slightwv (䄆 Netminder) Commented:
This is the problem with getting all your answers from a site like this and not taking the time to read the docs and actually learn.

You've asked enough questions about multiple Oracle homes that selecting the correct ORACLE_HOME and PATH should no longer be an issue.
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hussainkhan22Author Commented:
C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator>nid target=sys/sys@oracle10
DBNEWID: Release 9.2.0.1.0 - Production
Copyright (c) 1995, 2002, Oracle Corporation.  All rights reserved.


NID-00106: LOGIN to target database failed with Oracle error:
ORA-12541: TNS:no listener



Change of database ID failed during validation - database is intact.
DBNEWID - Completed with validation errors.
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hussainkhan22Author Commented:
C:\oracle\product\10.2.0\db_1\BIN>set ORACLE_SID=oracle10

C:\oracle\product\10.2.0\db_1\BIN>set ORACLE_HOME=c:\oracle\product\10.2.0\db_1

C:\oracle\product\10.2.0\db_1\BIN>nid target=sys/sys@oracle10

DBNEWID: Release 10.2.0.1.0 - Production on Tue Nov 30 10:53:20 2010

Copyright (c) 1982, 2005, Oracle.  All rights reserved.


NID-00106: LOGIN to target database failed with Oracle error:
ORA-12170: TNS:Connect timeout occurred



Change of database ID failed during validation - database is intact.
DBNEWID - Completed with validation errors.


Shall I open this in another question as I have already closed this question without testing
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slightwv (䄆 Netminder) Commented:
>>Shall I open this in another question as I have already closed this question without testing

No.  That would be a duplicate question.  We can either continue like this or I can reopen this question if you wish.

Give me a minute on the error.
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slightwv (䄆 Netminder) Commented:
Try without the dbalias nw that the path is correct:  nid target=/
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hussainkhan22Author Commented:
i HAVE MULTIPLE ORACLE HOME AND DATABASE. So nid target=/ will make problem that is why I was trying with nid target=sys/sys@oracle10 and getting the above error
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slightwv (䄆 Netminder) Commented:
>>So nid target=/

This will connect to the instance set by ORACLE_SID.  Verify the SID is correct and please try it.

>>getting the above error

The timeout error can be caused by a few things but it is typically caused by a firewall issue.  

Verify the ipaddress/host for oracle10 in your tnsnames.ora and listener.ora files and make sure everything is set up properly.
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hussainkhan22Author Commented:
I have everything on a single laptop. so It is not necessary to verify ipaddress for listener or tnsnames.ora file right. Anyway its working fine with nid target=/. so do I need to close the question again or just leave it
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slightwv (䄆 Netminder) Commented:
I never reopened it so it's fine.
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