3.12.5. Oracle Database Schema Exists

If the installer fails after creating the Oracle Database OVS schema, but before the end of the installation process is complete, you may end up with a schema that cannot be overwritten when you attempt to perform the install again. To resolve this issue, you should drop the OVS schema, then continue with the reinstall again when you have resolved the install problem.

To drop the OVS schema, log into the Oracle Database as the sys or system user and perform the following steps:

$ sqlplus system/password
SQL> drop schema OVS;
SQL> exit;

The schema name used in this example uses the default schema name, OVS. If you used a custom schema name during the installation, you should replace OVS with the name of your schema. The name of your schema is located in the Oracle VM Manager configuration file located at: