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flashback recovery area [message #354338] Fri, 17 October 2008 16:41 Go to next message
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Hi Experts:-
What is the advantage of using flashback recovery area for
RMAN over not setting it up.Sorry for asking such basic question.

Varun Punj
Re: flashback recovery area [message #354339 is a reply to message #354338] Fri, 17 October 2008 17:47 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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FRA offers one central location for all backup related files and allows Oracle to automatically manage the files and space in this area. In addition, a FRA is required if you want to enable Flashback Database and/or guaranteed restore points.
Re: flashback recovery area [message #354359 is a reply to message #354338] Sat, 18 October 2008 00:56 Go to previous message
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Database Concepts
Chapter 15 Backup and Recovery
Section Flash Recovery Area

Database Backup and Recovery Basics
Chapter 1 Backup and Recovery Overview
Section 1.6 Automatic Disk-Based Backup and Recovery: The Flash Recovery Area

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