Cloning a Pluggable Database

You can use DBaaS Monitor to clone a pluggable database.

  1. On the DBaaS Monitor home page, click Database Status. Or, in the Database pull-down menu, click Manage.
  2. In the menu for your pluggable database, click Clone.
  3. Complete the Clone PDB dialog and click OK.
    • New PDB Name—Provide a name for the new PDB.
    • Source PDB—This field is pre-filled with the name of the PDB you chose as the source for cloning.
    • Sparse Clone(Not available on Oracle Cloud at Customer) By default, a full clone is created. Select this option to instead create a sparse clone (also called a snap clone).
    • File Destination—If Sparse Clone is selected, the File Destination field is made visible. Specify the base file system directory for the cloned PDB's files.
    • File Name Conversions— You can optionally provide custom names and expressions for the PDB datafiles.
    • Unlimited Storage and Reuse Temp File— By default, unlimited storage and reuse temp file are selected for the PDB.
    • Clone TDE Key—TDE Key cloning is selected by default.
    • Keystore Password—If Clone TDE Key is selected, the Keystore Password field is made visible. Use the password that was specified during the database deployment creation process.