Restore a set of tables ... by mistake dropped

Need to restore a set of tables, which application dropped by mistake.

Please assist/guide, how to go about it, haven't done this earlier.

Thanks in advance.
Mushfique KhanDirector OperationsAsked:
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slightwv (䄆 Netminder) Commented:
Depending on your database version, configuration and how long ago it happened:
Flashback query might get the data.

Flashback table and/or database:

If all that fails:
Recover the database to a time before the drop from your backups.  This is called Point-In-Time-Recovery (PITR).

Probably better:  Recover the database to a different server then export the tables and import them back into the database where they were dropped.
Mushfique KhanDirector OperationsAuthor Commented:
sorry for incomplete info, db+ and OS=OEL

can you please assist, how to know my flashback status, can I restore from there or not, how to check/verify this?
Mushfique KhanDirector OperationsAuthor Commented:
sorry ...

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slightwv (䄆 Netminder) Commented:
Silly question that I should have asked:  Did you drop and purge or just drop?

The tables may still be in the recyclebin.

select original_name from RECYCLEBIN;

>>, how to know my flashback status, can I restore from there or not, how to check/verify this?

Flashback query?
Just try t:
create table mytable_tmp as select * from mytable  as of timestamp(to_timestamp('03/09/2015 15:30:00','MM/DD/YYYY HH24:MI:SS'));

replace mytable with the original table name and pick a date and time right before the drop.

Look in the docs link I provided above for flashback table examples:
Retrieving a Dropped Table: Example

I'm not sure how to tell if flashback is 'enabled' or not.

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Mushfique KhanDirector OperationsAuthor Commented:
I've requested that this question be deleted for the following reason:

Not getting the answer ... please delete, where as resolved myself.

One request ... can it be possible to ask experts to respond, ONLY if they have experienced in doing these tasks, because I know all the links already and not paying $20/month ... for this.

Please advise experts, NO Need to jump for assistance ... if they are NOT the subject matter expert.

Thanks in advance and much appreciated.
slightwv (䄆 Netminder) Commented:
Please post the resolution that solved our problem and accept that as the answer.

This way, others that have the same problem can benefit.

For what it is worth:
I have experience in ALL the methods I suggested.
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