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RMAN is Short for Recovery Manager is an Oracle command line tool for doing backup, restore, and recovery operations. Also tag RMAN questions with the appropriate Oracle version tag.

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How do I handle an I/O error when restoring an RMAN backup?

I'm using Oracle XE i.e. a subset of 11.2 version. I have below archivelogs folders having one or multiple archivelog files. 2022-05-20, 2022-05-21, 2022-05-22, 2022-05-25, 2022-05-26, 2022-05-27, ...
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Troubleshooting RMAN-03009: failure of delete command on d1 channel

I don't have many experience about RMAN backup. I'm running backup daily level 1 incremental backup and weekly Level 0 incremental. Backup files will kept at 2 difference locations (each location one ...
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Restoring an RMAN backup

Good morning, reading the documentation from Oracle I found a way that I feel comfortable with when taking a backup of a database, but I can't find satisfying informations about restoring them... In ...
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How do i disable Oracle Unified Auditing for RMAN?

I currently have Oracle's Unified Auditing enabled, but I noticed that RMAN is also listed in the Unified_Audit_Trail. The value RMAN_AUDIT is displayed in the Audit_Type instead of Standard when i ...
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Oracle Rman recovery to another database on different location

We had production user facing data loss from production Oracle database and only wanted to recover just one schema in the test database from a week ago. Backup team was able to retrieve the physical ...
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RMAN archive logs not deleted

I am working on an Oracle11gR2 database. The database is in DataGuard mode, even though the dataguard is set to DEFER. I want to delete all archive logs that have been backed up at least 2 times to ...
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Cannot recover Pluggable Database

I am new to RMAN and I'm trying to recover a pluggable database with recover pluggable database <pdbname> Before issuing the recover pluggable database command, I perform the following steps: ...
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RMAN Duplicate with new SID / Path

We are running Oracle 12c SE. I need to duplicate an instance from the RMAN backups. However, this instance will be on a different server, with a different SID. And, the pathnames have the SID in ...
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Oracle Incrementally Updated Backups - does "recover copy of database" makes all datafiles consistent?

I would like to use Oracle Incrementally Updated Backups on 19c. Using this script to achieve it: RUN { BACKUP INCREMENTAL LEVEL 1 FOR RECOVER OF COPY WITH TAG 'mybackup' DATABASE; RECOVER COPY OF ...
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RMAN-08138: WARNING: archived log not deleted - must create more backups

I have a primary oracle database and a logical standby. Primary database information BANNER CON_ID ------------------------...
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NO delete from old backup

Does anyone have any idea why my old backups are not deleted although I have correctly configured the backup retention for 1 day thank you for your help
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How to list backups when not connected to target DB in Oracle RMAN

I'm trying to list backups in RMAN completed within a certain date range. This works fine when I can connect to the target database and recovery catalog. However, I'm assuming a situation where I am ...
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RMAN: not Connected to Database

While issuing the Restore Database command, the RMAN utility says Not Connected to ORACLE, but When I try connecting Oracle using the command Connect Target it says Already connected to ORACLE. All I ...
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Restore PDB with rman

I have a DB running in NOARCHIVELOG mode with some users and their schemas. I'm creating a backup of my PDB using the following commands in rman (I'm connected to the PDB): SHUTDOWN IMMEDIATE; STARTUP ...
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RMAN Duplicate PITR without connection to Target database

I would like to understand which network requirements are needed following the least privilege needed policy in order to perform a DUPLICATE DATABASE UNTIL SCN in this scenario My environment is Azure,...
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RMAN - Archivelog deletion policy ignored

After a full backup on an Oracle 12.1 database with retention policy set to 1 and ARCHIVELOG DELETION POLICY BACKED UP 2 TIMES TO DISK, if a run delete obsolete device type disk, all archivelogs are ...
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Production filesystem is at 100%. Move the datafiles to a new filesystem?

As the title states our file system reached 100% capacity and I want to try moving the tablespaces datafiles to a new filesystem. I'm attempting to follow the steps from this link: http://www.dba-...
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Oracle: Corrupt datafile will not turn back online?

need immediate assistance on an issue... Oracle Support is taking way too long to respond back on. We have a corrupt datafile in one of our tablespaces, I attempted to shut the datafile offline, and ...
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How do I start RMAN over with a DB that has the same name as an older DB?

in RMAN, i unregister the DB and all iterations of it disappear, but then I re-register and it all comes back. This is a clone restore of a production DB to a dev DB that used to exist but has "...
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Changed DB_RECOVERY_FILE_DEST path, but RMAN still backs up to the old path?

I just recently changed the DB_RECOVERY_FILE_DEST parameter to point to a new directory path. However, I noticed only some archivelogs and backup sets are going to this new directory path and some are ...
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Is DB_FILE_NAME_CONVERT just needed when in the same machine?

I am a little confuse. I have created a primary database with DG names +DADOS AND +DGARC, and the standby (in another server) with DG names +DATA and +FRA. I don't have configured the ...
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Successful RMAN restored database contains very old data

I have an Oracle 12.1.0.2.0 database that I am doing an RMAN test restore to a separate machine as part of DR preparedness test. This same process has been done with no issues every few months for ...
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Oracle database 12C restore script

i'm trying to create backup restore script . in short my backup script creating new directory every day from the operating system level and then backup the database using the directory created i tried ...
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Restore oracle database 12C incremental backup on daily basis

i need to restore my backup at different database server with following sequence on daily basis level 0 incremental only once level 1 incremental everyday i did the level 0 restore successfully ...
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Changed RMAN backup location, but still seeing the FULL DB backup going to the old location?

I just recently changed the db_recovery_file_dest value to our new directory location. I can see the archive logs going to the new location and the backupsets. However, our FULL DB backup is still ...
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Data Guard 12.2 without Force Logging

I would like to know your opinion and experience in a specific setup I want to apply to a Production Database that is configured in Oracle Data Guard with one Standby. It is not an active data guard ...
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RMAN archive logs are no longer automatically being generated?

To preface... I have mentioned this before in a previous question, but I'll add it again: Our Senior Oracle DBA has just recently passed away, and I've been taking over. My level of experience is just ...
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Precautions before relocating the RMAN backups?

To preface... I have mentioned this before in a previous question, but I'll add it again: Our Senior Oracle DBA has just recently passed away, and I've been taking over. My level of experience is just ...
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RMAN configuration suggestions to help save our storage space?

To preface... Our Senior Oracle DBA has just recently passed away, and I've been taking over. My level of experience is just a junior level. So there is a lot I still don't understand. So I appreciate ...
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delete obsolete archivelog

I have an oracle instance aws recently migrated to RDS aws I just noticed that my database is set by default in archivelog mode and that the archivelog are not deleted who has any idea how deleted the ...
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Force database open after incomplete restore (without archive/redo)

For example, let's assume we need to restore the database, but we also have lost all archive logs. So we issue the following command in RMAN (just restore, without recover). RMAN> run{ 2> set ...
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Oracle Secure Backup + Amazon S3 / RMAN-06172: no AUTOBACKUP found or specified handle is not a valid copy or piece

I have backup in Amazon S3 that was created without AUTOBACKUP settings. trying to recover parameter file: RUN { SET DBID 3427966416; ALLOCATE CHANNEL ch1 DEVICE TYPE sbt parms 'SBT_LIBRARY=/home/...
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Oracle 12cR1 - Duplicate Database With No Resetlogs

Database version: Oracle 12cR1 Operating system: Oracle Linux 7.x ASM: yes Duplicate script: cat duplicatetodisaster.sh ORACLE_UNQNAME=xxx ORACLE_SID=xxx ORACLE_HOME=xxx rman target sys/***@PROD ...
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RMAN Catalog requirement with DataGuard

If you have an 11g or 19c Oracle Standby DB setup using dataguard must you use an RMAN catalog when backing it up? I ask, because it was a requirement in much older versions of Oracle (e.g. 9i) but I ...
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RMAN-08120: warning: archived log not deleted, not yet applied by standby

BACKUP DATABASE PLUS ARCHIVELOG DELETE INPUT; In Data Guard environment this command tries to 1.backup archivelog before starting backup 2.delete archivelog before starting backup 3.backup database 4....
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Does Oracle use rowid to recover from redo log and archives?

I am learning about supplemental logging and this questios has came into my mind. What I have understood is, Oracle just save an image of the modified column in redo logs, that is why we need to ...
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The "unexpected greater" PGA size allocated in rman channel

Environment: RHEL 6.9、 Oracle 11.2.0.4 When we running some rman backup/restore jobs, we found the actual PGA size could greatly exceed the predefined limit value about PGA: Why the following ...
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ORA-7445 kills PMON instance

I restored an Oracle 12.1.0.2 database using RMAN full backup from a RAC+ASM enviroment to single instance enviroment with less memory and cpu (for test purposes) using this document Doc ID 1338193.1. ...
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Oracle 12cR2 - Upgrade Catalog Command Taking Too Much Time

I patched my database (Windows database bundle patch 12.2.0.1.201020 (31654782)). There are 6 instances on the server. After the patch, the UPGRADE CATALOG command I ran on RMAN for the first 5 ...
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RMAN windows client

can you please explain me - when I run : rman target sys/<sys_PWD>@SRC_DB auxiliary sys/<sys_pwd>@TRGT_DB from MY WINDOWS PC - will it copy data from SRC_DB to TRGT_DB through MY WINDOWS ...
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Is it possible to duplicate a standby database on the fly?

Can I duplicate a standby database on the fly? Currently, I'm getting this error: RMAN-03002: failure of Duplicate Db command at 01/08/2021 01:55:58 RMAN-05501: aborting duplication of target ...
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The doubt about the long_waits column in the V$BACKUP_ASYNC_IO

Why there would always be many non-zero long_waits values in the V$BACKUP_ASYNC_IO, which indicates waiting the O/S blocking I/O completed? Note: as is well-known, the async_io mode cannot be blocking ...
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RMAN Restore control file and SP File

I need to perform an incomplete recovery. We keep 7 days of backups, and I want to restore the database as it was 7 days ago. I've not done this before. My question is: I can use the SET UNTIL TIME ...
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Oracle 12cR2 - Image Copy Backup Scenario

Backup type: Image copy. Scenario: I want to 1 full db + 6 incremental backup and keep last 7 days backup on storage. Here is my script: RUN { allocate channel c1 device type disk format '/path/%U'; ...
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Why my oracle BKP script keeps going to $ORACLE_HOME\dbs

I have this script to make a lvl0 BKP of my Oracle database. Also I'm forcing to allocate in a directory it keeps going to the $ORACLE_HOME\dbs and not to the one I pointed in the configuration disk ...
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Oracle 12cR1 - RMAN-11003, ORA-00354, ORA-00353 - Corrupt Redo Log

Oracle 12cR1, disaster database. ORA-00283: recovery session canceled due to errors ORA-00354: corrupt redo log block header ORA-00353: log corruption near block 8 change 80357235718 time 11/01/2020 ...
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RMAN deletes all conrtolfile autobackups

We have Oracle 18c and RMAN with: CONFIGURE RETENTION POLICY TO REDUNDANCY 1; CONFIGURE CONTROLFILE AUTOBACKUP ON; # default CONFIGURE CONTROLFILE AUTOBACKUP FORMAT FOR DEVICE TYPE DISK TO '+FRA'; We ...
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Oracle 12cR2 RMAN - ORA-01547, ORA-01194, RMAN-06054

Oracle 12cR2. Error: channel default: deleting archived log(s) archived log file name=+RECO/.../thread_1_seq_166200.26582.1054942673 RECID=62 STAMP=1054943183 archived log file name=+RECO/.../...
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we still can't find backup archivelog in local controlfile

Oracle database is Oracle 11.2.0.3 version. Every one hour, archivelog will backup to netbackup tape. But it is strange, even when we use resync catalog command, we still can't find the backed up ...
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Manually delete AUTOBACKUP of controlfile

My boss has decided to change retention policy to a 31 days period instead of redundancy of 4 copies. One of the side effects is that autobackups get obsolete after 31 days. This is the configuration ...
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