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How to Change dSource Servers

*please note that some of these steps are CLI only


When attaching an Oracle dSource to a new data source, the new data source must be the same logical database satisfying the following constraints:

  • Same dbid
  • Same dbname
  • Same creation time
  • Same resetlogs SCN
  • Same resetlogs time
  • Same redo stream, where a log must exist with
    • Same sequence
    • Same thread
    • Same end SCN


  1. Unlink/Detach Oracle dSource
    1. Log into the Delphix Admin
    2. Select Manage >Databases > My Databases.
    3. Select the database you want to unlink.
    4. Click the Unlink icon. A warning message will appear. Click Yes
  2. Bring down the Database on the old environment
  3. Refresh the Environment where the Database previously resided.
  4. Refresh the new Environment where the Database now resides.
  5. Attach the dSource from the CLI
    1. Select the dSource
    2. Run the attachSourcecommand
    3. Set the config to point to an unlinked Source
    4. make sure to set the following configurations:
      1. dbCredentials.password=
      2. dbUser=
      3. environmentUser=
      4. source.config=
      6. commit
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