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I am restoring files from one server to another server using Oracle RMAN, what network accesses do I need?(between these servers)

ftp? port 1521 should be open? or what?

I appreciate your answer thanks...

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AFAIK RMAN needs to be able to see the files locally (so mount a share) –  Jack Douglas Sep 28 '11 at 13:31
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Question is too vague; do you mean you are doing a DUPLICATE? You would need 1521 + whatever port you used to copy the files (e.g. 22 for SCP, 111, 2049 and 4045 for NFS) –  Gaius Sep 28 '11 at 21:47
    
Try docs - Connecting to Databases with RMAN. –  Lazer Oct 2 '11 at 8:27
    
@Gaius Thank you for your answer.. I meant what port should be open when you write RESTORE DATABASE command... But I this 1521 is enough... How can I accept you answer? –  kupa Oct 7 '11 at 13:22

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If you are using the 11g duplicate from active database option, the only port that needs to be open is the listener port (usually 1521). If you are using any other options to copy your files to the standby host, the required ports for the protocol that you use (scp/ftp/nfs ...)

Apart from the 11g 'from active database' option, RMAN does only read backupfiles that are present on the node on which the restore/clone is to be taking place. Present in this setting means that they thould be readable. The can be on [n]fs or tape, as long as your host can read them it is ok.

I hope this helps

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