Learn how to delete an instance using ORADIM.
To use ORADIM to delete an instance, enter:
oradim -DELETE -SID SID | -ASMSID SID | -SRVC service_name | -ASMSRVC service_name
For this command, note the following:
-DELETEindicates that you are deleting an instance or service. This is a mandatory parameter.
SIDspecifies the name of the
service_namespecifies the name of the service to delete (
SID). The user must specify either
SIDis the name of the Oracle Automatic Storage Management instance to delete.
service_nameis the name of the Oracle Automatic Storage Management service to delete.
To delete an instance called
prod, for example, enter:
C:\> oradim -DELETE -SID prod