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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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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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Backing up an Oracle Standby database

I have a quick rman Backup question. If I would like to run RMAN backups on my (dataguarded) 11g physical standby database, what status should that standby db be in? At the moment the standby is in ...
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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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RMAN-06023, specification does not match any backup in the repository

I back up the database using the command RMAN> BACKUP AS COMPRESSED BACKUPSET DATABASE PLUS ARCHIVELOG; Then use the following command to restore, got an error RMAN-00571: ==========================...
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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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Why can't I use FORMAT in Fra?

I have started working with RMAN and I have seen several comments that FORMAT should never be used when saving files to the FRA. Is there a reason for that? For example, I use some powershell to build ...
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Restore rman backup on another server with a higher Oracle release

I would like to know if it is possible to restore a full backup made with rman of an Oracle9i Enterprise Edition Release 9.2.0.6.0 on another server with Oracle9i Enterprise Edition Release 9.2.0.8.0, ...
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Can't create diskgroup in Oracle 19c

I've successfully installed Oracle 19c with this article. Now I need to restore the database from existing backups. I've first restored the control file, then I started to restore the database: rman&...
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RMAN restore of primary database - impact on standby database

I've just restored an 11g primary DB that was destroyed. Restored the controlfile from tape and performed a full restore, recovery, and open resetlogs. Looks fine now. How will my physical standby (...
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Oracle 11g RMAN restore without catalog

I need to restore an Oracle 11.2.0.4 database from Netbackup on to a different host. Is it possible to duplicate the DB with RMAN into an Auxiliary DB but without a recovery catalog? If it’s not ...
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EMC Legato NSR_DATA_VOLUME_POOL in Rman script

How to put the NSR_DATA_VOLUME_POOL parameter in rman in case this parameter has spaces, I mean that I need to put NSR_DATA_VOLUME_POOL = Pool Oracle but it throws an error however with PoolOra it ...
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Oracle 11g migration to AWS

I have an on premise oracle 11g database that i have to migrate to an EC2 instance hosting Oracle 11g in AWS. I have three options to achieve this Use Oracle Data guard to replicate the on premise ...
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RMAN Backups - Can more than one media management software solution be used?

Does anyone know if it's possible for two different backup utilities to be used to backup the same Oracle database? Both utilities would use RMAN. So, for example, take an Oracle 11g standby DB with a ...
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Oracle - MUST_RENAME_THIS_LOGFILE in logfile name

I'm creating a data guard using hot backup from the primary server. In my restore I've used the following commands to restore: run{ set newname for database to '+DADOS'; restore database; switch ...
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RMAN Creating automatic instance fails

I am trying to transport a tablespace in RMAN. The command I'm running is transport tablespace usr_table auxiliary destination '/oracle/rman/auxFiles' tablespace destination '/oracle/rman'; The ...
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RMAN Disk Backups

I have to run RMAN full backups of my 11g Oracle DB to disk. As part of that process the backups will all be changed to have a backup tag of 'UNAVAILABLE'. This is because the filesystem location of ...
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RMAN-03009: failure of backup command due to ORA-27038 and OSD-04010:

I'm running below script in a windows server, this is same script I run across all servers run { configure retention policy to recovery window of 7 days; backup current controlfile format 'F:\...
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Database not opening, after messing with datafiles [closed]

I was exercising some database recovery exercises First I had made a backup of my datafiles, then I moved them to another directory to test if I could recover them or not. When I was recovering them ...
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Recover database until cancel?

I'm trying to use the command restore database until cancel, but I'm getting the following erro: RMAN-00571: =========================================================== RMAN-00569: =============== ...
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RMAN Backup to Disk and to Cloud Parallel

I'm currently working on a backup solution for my company. One part of the solution would be to write the backup to disk and also send it to an oracle cloud archive storage for long term storage. In ...
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SELECT TO_NUMBER('MUST_BE_SAME_TIMEZONE_FILE_VERSION')

I upgrade Oracle from 11.1.0.6.0 (32bit version) to 11.2.0.1.0 (64bit version) using RMAN on the same Windows computer (64bit). After RMAN restored and recovered, I then try to run SQL> startup ...
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Started backup via RMAN, any way to nohup it?

Backup script was failing, so we started new backup manually through RMAN, is there any way to force RMAN to work after i terminate my ssh session? Ctrl+Z in rman unfortunately does not work.
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Policy of archivelog backup using redundancy politcy?

For example. If I create a policy using configure retention policy to recovery window of 5 days all backups before the 5 days will be obsoletes (datafiles, archivelogs backup etc..) But, if my policy ...
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RMAN Restore Validate time equals to actual restore time?

I'd like to know if the time to restore the database is equal the time using restore validate database. If not, How can I know how much time the restore will spend?
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RMAN log file with date and name in Oracle 11gR2 in Linux

I have a script and I want to create my log file with datetime and with unique name. It's my script: ....... ....... rman target/ LOG='/u01/backup/logs/rman.log' <<EOF ....... ....... ....... ...
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Using of delete obsolete in Oracle 11gR2 RMAN on Linux

I'm using crontab for automatic backup (full backup). It works 2 times in a day (8 AM and 23 PM). In my script I use delete obsolete but I have a question. I want to delete old backups without last 2 ...
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RMAN - How to add date in backup tag

I know that the default of the RMAN is to add the date in the following format: TAGYYYYMMDDTHHMMSS, But if I wanted something like this: BKP_FULL_11112019. How I do this? I tried using %T but it does'...
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can I do a restore controlfile from autobackup out FAST RECOVERY AREA?

I know that I can issue the command restore controlfile from "location_here". But there is some config that can I do for issue the command restore controlfile from autobackup even whether the ...
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It's a good practice always restore controlfile before restore the database?

I'm beginner in Oracle, but I'd like know if it's a good practice always restore the control-file of a backup-set before restore the database. I ask this because always when I restore the control-file ...
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Delete files from FAST_recovery_area

I am trying to delete the old files from fast_recovery_area folder inside Oracle on Windows as I am running out of space. The database is not in archivelog mode. I am connecting to RMAN and using the ...
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RMAN restoring datafile out of ASM

Why is RMAN restoring the datafiles out of ASM and how to restore a backup into ASM? Here is one output. The tablespace triscaltb was restored in /u01/app/oracle/product/12.1.0/dbhome_1/dbs/...
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How is the behaviour of backupset in RMAN?

I found this definition on WEB: A logical grouping of backup files -- the backup pieces -- that are created when you issue an RMAN backup command. A backup set is RMAN’s name for a collection ...
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How to apply TagName for all backup files

I perform oracle database backup using the following rman command: RUN { ALLOCATE CHANNEL disk1 DEVICE TYPE DISK FORMAT 'C:\Windows\TEMP\%u'; ALLOCATE CHANNEL disk2 DEVICE TYPE DISK FORMAT '...
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How to backup and restore in oracle with RMAN [duplicate]

I want to complete a task of backup and restore using oracle in the simplest way possible because I never did it before and I don't really know how to do it. What I want to do is backup the database, ...

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