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unrecognised punctuation symbol [message #593473] Fri, 16 August 2013 17:58 Go to next message
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Registered: August 2013
Location: visakhapatnam
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Hi all,

am trying to execute the following

C:\Users\karty>rman TARGET / @D:\app\oracle\admin\oracle\dba_scripts\rman
_scripts\rback_hot.rman using %today% %begin_bkuptime% LOG=D:\app\oracle\admin\o
Argument Value Description
target quoted-string connect-string for target database
catalog quoted-string connect-string for recovery catalog
nocatalog none if specified, then no recovery catalog
cmdfile quoted-string name of input command file
log quoted-string name of output message log file
trace quoted-string name of output debugging message log file
append none if specified, log is opened in append mode
debug optional-args activate debugging
msgno none show RMAN-nnnn prefix for all messages
send quoted-string send a command to the media manager
pipe string building block for pipe names
timeout integer number of seconds to wait for pipe input
checksyntax none check the command file for syntax errors
Both single and double quotes (' or ") are accepted for a quoted-string.
Quotes are not required unless the string contains embedded white-space.
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00552: syntax error in command line arguments
RMAN-01006: error signaled during parse
RMAN-02001: unrecognized punctuation symbol "/"

Could any one please help me with the error.

Thanks in advance.
Re: unrecognised punctuation symbol [message #593475 is a reply to message #593473] Sat, 17 August 2013 00:32 Go to previous message
Michel Cadot
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Registered: March 2007
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Welcome to the forum.

Please read OraFAQ Forum Guide and How to use [code] tags and make your code easier to read.
Make sure that lines of code do not exceed 80 characters when you format.
Indent the code, use code tags and align the columns in result.
Use the "Preview Message" or "Preview Quick Reply" button to verify.

Post your script.
Note that unlike SQL*Plus, RMAN does not accept '/' as the end of a command, it is necessarily ';'.

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