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RE: Cold backup on Windows NT/2000

From: Nikolay Kumanov <>
Date: Tue, 15 Aug 2000 15:04:22 +0300
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Stopping the service is not necessarily shutdown abort. There are registry parameters that control the behavior. See chapter 7 of the admin guide for Winnt. I think that you can set

ORA_SID_SHUTDOWN='TRUE' (default is FALSE) ORA_SID_SHUTDOWNTYPE='I' (the default, or 'N' or 'A')

and then stopping the service will do shutdown immediate

ORA_SID_SHUTDOWN_TIMEOUT supposedly controls the time (in seconds) to wait for the instance to shut down.

HTH, Dr. Nikolay Kumanov

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-----Original Message-----
From: Helmut Daiminger [] Sent: Tuesday, August 15, 2000 3:18 AM
To: Multiple recipients of list ORACLE-L Subject: Cold backup on Windows NT/2000

> Hi all!
> I just "inherited" an Oracle 8.1.6 development database on
> Windows 2000
> Advanced server.
> First thing that I wanna incorporate is a cold backup
> procedure. Now I'm
> having doubt about how to do that in Windows 2000:
> I understand that if I use "net stop" this will stop the
> Windows service
> (which is a shutdown abort). So this is not going to work.
> I was thinking that I call svrmgrl and pass it some
> parameters, e.g. connect
> internal and the script that I wanna run after the logon. But
> how do I do
> that?
> svrmgrl "connect internal/oracle" works fine. But if I also add like a
> script that I wanna run after the login, it is not executed: svrmgrl
> "connect internal/oracle @shutdown.sql"
> Any ideas?
> Thanks,
> Helmut
> PS: Would it also be an option to use the good old "oradim"
> utility? This
> should do a clean shutdown of the database, right? Of course,
> you would have
> to hardcode passwords in there, right?

Author: Helmut Daiminger

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