Showing Tablespaces with BR*Tools

Use

You can use BR*Tools  for Oracle to show information about tablespaces.

Procedure

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       1.      Start the procedure using BRGUI or BRTOOLS, or from the command line:

Ў        BRGUI or BRTOOLS:

                                                  i.       Choose Space management ® Additional space functions  ® Show tablespaces.

BRGUI or BRTOOLS displays the menu BRSPACE main options for showing database information, where you specify the options with which you call BRSPACE.

                                                ii.       Set the required options:

Menu Entry

Equivalent BRSPACE

Command Option

BRSPACE profile (profile)

-p|-profile

Database user/password (user)

-u|-user

Database tablespace (tablespace)

-f dbshow -t|-tablespace

                                               iii.       Choose Continue.

BRGUI or BRTOOLS displays a further menu, Additional BRSPACE options for showing database information, where you specify the additional options with which you call BRSPACE.

Menu Entry

Equivalent BRSPACE

Command Option

Create log file (log)

-f dbshow -l|-log

Confirmation mode (confirm)

-c|-confirm

Scrolling line count (scroll)

-s|-scroll

Message language (language)

-l|-language

BRSPACE command line (command)

This shows you the BRSPACE –f dbshow –c tsinfo command that is to be executed using the current settings.

                                               iv.       Choose Continue

BRGUI or BRTOOLS prompts you to start BRSPACE.

                                                 v.       Choose Continue to start BRSPACE.

Ў        Command line:

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Enter at least the following command:

brspace –f dbshow –c tsinfo

You can enter more parameters if required. For more information, see BRSPACE -f dbshow.

BRSPACE starts and you see a message that includes Start of BRSPACE processing. From now on, BRSPACE writes a detail log if you set the option Create log file (parameter –l|-log).

If you started BRSPACE from the command line without the information class name (-c|-class) – that is, with brspace –f dbshow – BRSPACE displays the Show database information main menu.

Choose Show database space information ® Show tablespaces.

       2.      If you have already entered the tablespace name, continue with step 4.

BRSPACE displays the List of database tablespaces:

List Entry

Meaning

Pos.

List sequence number

Tablespace

Tablespace name

Type

Tablespace type: data, temp or undo

Status

Tablespace status: online or offline

ExtMan.

Tablespace extent management: local or dictionary

SegMan.

Segment space management: auto or manual

Backup

Tablespace backup status

Files/AuExt.

Number of data files / number of data files with autoextend set

Total[KB]

Total tablespace size

Used[%]

Used space in tablespace

Free[KB]

Free space in tablespace

ExtSize[KB]

Maximum size the tablespace can be extended

FreeExt.

Number of free extents in tablespace

Largest[KB]

Size of largest free extents in tablespace

       3.      To see more information, select one or more tablespaces.

These examples apply to input in character mode.

To select the first three entries in the list, enter 1-3.

To select the first and third entries, enter 1,3.

To select the first three entries and the fifth, enter 1-3,5.

To select all entries, enter 0.

BRSPACE displays Information about tablespace:

List Entry

Meaning

Tablespace type (type)

Tablespace type: data, temp or undo

Tablespace status (status)

Tablespace status: online or offline

Extent management (extent)

Tablespace extent management – local or dictionary

Segment space management

(space)

Segment space management – auto or manual

Backup status (backup)

Tablespace backup status

Number of files in tablespace (files)

Number of data files in tablespace

Number of autoextensible files

(autoext)

Number of data files with autoextend set

Total tablespace size in KB

(total)

Total tablespace size

Used space in tablespace in % (used)

Used space in tablespace

Free space in tablespace in KB

(free)

Free size in tablespace

Maximum extension size in KB

(extsize)

Maximal size the tablespace can be extended

Number of free extents (freext)

Number of free extents in tablespace

Largest free extents (largest)

Size of largest extents in tablespace in KB

       4.      If you specified multiple tablespaces, choose Continue to scroll through.

Results

If you set the option Create log file (parameter –l|-log), check the results in the BRSPACE logs.

·        The summary log space<DBSID>.logdisplays the return code.

·        The detail log s<encoded timestamp>.dbw displays the details.

For more information on how to view the logs with BR*Tools, see Showing Logs and Profiles with BR*Tools.