Deleting a clone of a pluggable database

You can delete the clone of a pluggable database (PDB) if you no longer require.

About this task

If you created a backup of the target CDB where the PDB is cloned, when you delete the PDB clone, the cloned PDB is also removed from the backup of the target CDB.
Note: The PDB clones are not displayed in the inventory or resources view.


  1. Optional: In the left navigation pane, click Resources, and then select the appropriate plug-in from the list.
  2. Select the source container database (CDB) from the resource or resource group view.
  3. From the Manage Copies view, select Clones either from the primary or secondary (mirrored or replicated) storage systems.
  4. Select the PDB clone (targetCDB:PDBClone) and then click .
  5. Click OK.