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Posted on 2011-09-27
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Hi,
Is it possible to change user name in 11g without dropping it.
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no, sorry


you can export the user and objects with expdp  or exp  and then drop the user and import  (impdp/imp)


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Changing user name in oracle is not possible but as sdstuber said you can do like :

1) create a new user :

create user new identified by <<new password>>

2) Export the old user data to .dmp file :
exp system/password owner=<<Old user name >> file=userold.dmp log=userold.log

3) import the .dmp file to the new user :
imp system/password fromuser=<<Old user name >> touser=new file=userold.dmp log=Import.log

You can also do this by using datapump .
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