Short for Recovery Manager is an Oracle command line tool for doing backup, restore, and recovery operations.

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loss of all redologs scenario

I'm having this question regarding a restore scenario in RMAN: A database is running in Archivelog mode. Full RMAN hot backups are taken, redologs are backed up with RMAN to tape. The application ...
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Restoring an Oracle Backup Properly

I've been trying to do a proper restore of a database for weeks now and I'm convinced that I'm doing something simple wrong. I took a cold backup of the database before an update to an application ...
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Understanding RMAN Backupset

I feel a bit confused when I read about RMAN! what are the differences between: RMAN> backup as backupset RMAN> backup database; RMAN> backup database plus archivelog; RMAN> backup ...
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Putting the database in backup mode before making file system changes

We are planning to make a small change in the Linux file system. To be on the safe side, I thought I would take a SAN-level snapshot of all the drives beforehand. I was thinking I should put the ...
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Not receiving archivelogs from production to remote side

I have a scenario in which we have Designed data guard. Where we have 2 standby sides. One standby is located locally and 2nd standby is located on remote side. The distance between local and remote ...
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RMAN 11g/12c Client compatibility

I'm having a Recovery catalog database 12c version. While I'm trying to register the target database (11g) with the catalog I get the following error: Recovery Manager: Release 12.1.0.2.0 - ...
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How should I use RMAN clone refresh using set until time?

I am using this technique to refresh dev. environments with production data. The business process is to request a tape hold for the full backup I want to use for a clone refresh to dev. Once this is ...
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How to restore 11gR2 fullbackup to 12c database in rman

I need to transfer my database from Oracle 11gR2 to 12c database. It will be in same computer. I took full backup of Oracle 11gR2 database. Then I remove Oracle 11gR2. I installed Oracle 12c and I ...
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Location of RMAN backup

I have two servers. One is DB server another is RMAN Catalog DB server. From my RMAN Catalog, I connect to my remote DB server and I run the backup. Where will the backup files be stored? Will it be ...
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RMAN archivelog backup in Oracle 11gR2

I use below command to do RMAN backups on rhel 5.9, but archivelog backups always ends up in $ORACLE_HOME/dbs Backup as compressed backupset database plus archivelog format '/path' How to use ...
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ASM RMAN BACKUP FAILED

I'm trying to migrate a filesystem to ASM but when I start with RMAN backup, I face the following error, which is weird because I haven't performed any backups before on the same database. RMAN> ...
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Can we take Backup on Disk and Tape at same time by RMAN?

I'm trying to take backup by RMAN. I want to know can we take backup of database on disk and tape at same time by using RMAN? If yes then please share some documentation Or if no then please give the ...
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what exactly does an RMAN backup do?

I have a database with multiple schemas and data in the tables. I create an rman backup and backup archivelogs. I drop 90% of the tables. I do rman restore and recovery with controfile from ...
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RMAN catalog database

I'm about to create a RMAN catalog database for my setup, what are the general precautions or major pre-requisites as in DB parameters, compatibility,etc that I should take care while creating the ...
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RMAN error RMAN-06207,RMAN-06208,RMAN-06210,RMAN-06211,RMAN-06212,RMAN-06213,RMAN-06214

I have this issue with around 7 servers, we have an RMAN job that takes backup and validate the backup ... here is RMAN settings: RMAN> show all; RMAN configuration parameters for database with ...
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Rman controlfile and rotation

I got an Oracle 10g server with a bash script running every night which extract each datafile and create an rman script, which is launched from the bash script itself and make backups. CONFIGURE ...
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restoring database using RMAN [closed]

if i have new data like new users and tables created after backing up database with RMAN , in case of restoring database will the operation affect my new data made after taking the backup ?
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scipt for rman configuration & database backup in dataguard environment

environment Oracle Solaris 10 -> 5.10 Generic_147147-26 sun4v sparc Oracle Database 11g Enterprise Edition Release 11.2.0.1.0 - 64bit production Oracle Solaris Cluster 3.3u2 for Solaris 10 sparc ...
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Backup files not found in ASM

I have an Oracle database 11gr2 and I have installed Oracle Grid on Oracle Linux 5.9. I have two disk groups. /etc/init.d/oracleasm listdisks : flash_recovery_area DATA The first disk group is ...
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RMAN restore from tag

oracle 11.2.0.4 on redhat 6 SERV1 is prod server running database MAZ, SERV2 is developemt server with no databases on it. i have noted the dbid and last SCN, and then taken a backup on SERV1 using ...
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RMAN backups, incremental, not compressed: estimate size?

We´re setting up RMAN to backup a database over NFS and ZFS, for which I have to create shares and mounting points (4 shares in my case). I am trying to anticipate the size of the shares, which ...
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RMAN backup is stuck/taking a long time

I am trying to run an RMAN backup that is either hung or is taking a very long time. Some background: I inherited this database, and I am unfamiliar with Oracle, as I am an SQL Server guy, so please ...
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Mistake during Oracle 11g PITR [closed]

I tried using set time until.. and mis-typed the date. Can anyone help me understand how to get my backups into a manageable state? After the accidental recover, most of my backupset disappeared. I ...
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Oracle DB Point In Time Recovery faulted

I'm testing a procedure via RMAN backup to retore/recover at recover-point, but it fails. Exactly I've executed the first time and it works: Backup: RMAN> backup database INCLUDE CURRENT ...
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Rman append archivelog to backup

is it possible to configure RMAN to append archivelogs to backup automatically? I know that it is possible to issue BAKCUP DATABASE PLUS ARCHIVELOG but, is it possible to configure rman to do this ...
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Oracle: Create a hidden user for RMAN backups only

It's been a long time since I worked with Oracle and I can't remember whether the following is possible: I'm trying to create a hidden DBA user [ alternatively do this process as root user ] to ...
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Oracle 11.2 restore DB to a specific point

I should execute following tasks: 1. test system and during test change Oracle data and Create New/Remove Old datafiles and tablespace. 2. at the end of test rollback to behviour before of point 1. ...
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How to list files in oracle backupset

I've backupset created with RMAN, and I want to see what this set contains. How to do that?
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RMAN multilple channels

When to use multiple channels in RMAN? Is it effective only when backup is performed to multiple physical disks or tapes? I've found only that every channel is different session opened by RMAN in ...
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Oracle copy DB from one windows server to another

I am not an Oracle DBA but looking for the best approach to copy/clone an Oracle database from one windows server to another, here is my configuration and my requirements: Configuration Server 1 ...
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Oracle RMAN Back-up files in red hat can be read in windows?

We have performed a cold back-up of a database using Oracle RMAN. The back-up ran on a Red Hat Server and then the files were copied to a mounted external hard-drive. Can this back-up files then be ...
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Oracle: duplicate schema to another database

I want to copy an Oracle schema from a production database to a validation database. Both databases are Oracle 11g R1 standard edition and need less interrupting time as I can (but I can do if it ...
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RMAN Performance Problems following Platinum Patching on Exadata DB

I backup my dev,tst and prod databases (9 in all) to ZFS on two RAC servers on an Exadata 1/8 rack machine. Prior to quarterly patching, our backups were set up in 30 minute intervals and each ...
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Extract Archived Log Files from RMAN Backupset

I have an RMAN backup that is taken on 19th january with: BACKUP DATABASE PLUS ARCHIVELOG command. Now I need to restore Archived logs from that backupset to some other OS directory. Is there any way ...
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RMAN backup set, nothing else, how can I duplicate?

I have what appears to be an RMAN backup set, it has been multiplexed in 32 files, each containing 2-3 dbf's inside. The backupset refers to an SPFILE file, but it was not included in the set, the ...
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Duplicate database leaves orphan archivelog files

I am cloning the production database to another one, lets say CLONEDB, in a regular basis. I am using rman duplicate database script like: run { duplicate target database to CLONEDB FROM ACTIVE ...
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Can we restore backup for standby from external hard drive with differnet drive labels

I am using windows server 2003 and Oracle database 10g R2 and i have taken the backup using RMAN of my primary database in Drive label E. The size of backup is 1.5TB. In my standby database i don't ...
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Can we migrate oracle database 10gR2 to cross platform

I want to know can we migrate Linux based oracle database 10gR2 (10.2.0.1.0) to windows server 2003 with oracle database 10gR2 (10.2.0.3.0). I have seen the documentation related to database migration ...
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rman 'delete archivelog all’ very slow

On our automated test system we use flashback all the time to reset our Oracle 11g database to a state before a test run. We noticed some of the scripts involved, started to become slower and slower. ...
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RMAN Recovery In Oracle 11g : Backup Database To Tape

On issuing this command: RMAN> backup device type sbt tablespace <tablespace_name>; we are getting the following error: ORA-19554: error allocating device, device type: SBT_TAPE, device ...
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What is meant by the RMAN Duplicate “noncurrent point in time”?

When doing a RMAN DUPLICATE from backup connected to the target, how current does the duplication make the database when no until time is set? The closest thing I can find in the documentation is the ...
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Error while duplicating Oracle database after failover, using 11.2.0.4

I've recently updated oracle from version 11.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.4 and my redundant system is no longer able to recover from failover. I'm using scripts both on primary and standby node to get back to a ...
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Possible RMAN orphan files in backup directory

I am trying to scrape together some space in my Oracle 11g backup directory in AIX. I have deleted obsolete files using RMAN's "DELETE OBSOLETE" command, but I see many (just under 200) files dated ...
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can't backup 11.2.0.2 database after catalog upgrade to 11.2.0.4

(main question is 4th) 1. We today have almost all databases running with Oracle 11.2.0.2. Actually we have an RMAN database created (in 11.2.0.2) and a Catalog with user (called RMAN112) 2. We are ...
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Is RMAN backup platform independent?

I have RMAN backup from AIX server and want to restore on Linux OS. Could you please let me know if there is a way to do it? Thanks a lot for help in this regard.
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Error While Restoring Standby Database from RMAN Backup of Primary Database

On standby database i got error while restoring rman backup of primary database. Some targets not found. ORA 06100 no channel to restore a backup or copy of datafile datafile_number
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Exadata RMAN vs. Non-Exadata RMAN - any differences?

Can you please let me know the differences, if any, in the architecture of the non-Exadata RMAN vs. that of the Exadata-RMAN from an SBT plugin perspective? Have you observed from your vast ...
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ORACLE restore - how to restore specific .bkp file?

I just started working with oracle and I have some issue. My database is NONARCHIVELOG mode. I made two backups: they are at locations: ...
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What does “copy of” mean when doing “delete archivelog”?

Disclaimer: I'm not a DBA nor did I fully read the RMAN docs cover to cover, so this may be well covered, but I couldn't find it. The question is very simple, what is the difference between these two ...
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Oracle RMAN Incremental update or merge questions

1- Does Oracle RMAN support Incremental Update/Merge option for device type SBT ? Or its only supported for Disk ? 2 - During an update/merge operation during the incremental backup, does RMAN write ...