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  1. #1
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    Unanswered: make corruption datafile

    Hi all,

    I need to test restore oracle database with corruption datafile. but I don know how to make datafile became corruption for testing.


    Can anybody provide the method for make datafile because corruption for testing?

    Thanks

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    I usually just use a hex editor, but I am sure VI can corrupt a database pretty well. Depends on how corrupt you want it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MCrowley
    I usually just use a hex editor, but I am sure VI can corrupt a database pretty well. Depends on how corrupt you want it.
    touch is always nice, nothing more corrupt then a 0 length file.
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