Installing and Uninstalling the Oracle VSS Writer Service

Installing and uninstalling the OracleVssWriteXE service from Windows

Volume Shadow Copy Service on Windows which install with the Oracle Database installation. Basically, This service flushes writes to disk and makes sure the database files are in a consistent state where a point in time snapshot can be made by Volume Shadow Copy Service.

For Start, Stop or Status use the following commands:

oravssw /q /start 

oravssw /q /stop 

oravssw /q /status

For Install and uninstall the OracleVssWriteXE service commands:

-- for install for SID
oravssw [sid] /i

--For Deinstall for SID
oravssw [sid] /d

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