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Date: Thu, 07 Aug 2003 04:20:37 -0800
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Hi Guys and Gals,
We are currently doing some testing to enable us to move our production database from one unix box to another.
We are running a 7.3.4 db in archivelog mode. The approach that management want to use is to restore the database on the new server from a backup and then roll it forward using the archived redo logs.  

I have a full cold back up from last Friday. I have restored the datafiles, controlfiles and redo logs onto our test server from the backup tape, and then ftp'd the archived logs over.  

I then do -
SVRMGR> startup mount
ORACLE instance started.

Total System Global Area     258304260 bytes
Fixed Size                       45092 bytes
Variable Size                126925024 bytes
Database Buffers             131072000 bytes
Redo Buffers                    262144 bytes
Database mounted.
SVRMGR> recover database until change 10349; Media recovery complete.  

I would have expected it to display the names of the logs, but it doesn't, and when I check the alert log it shows 'No Media Recovery required'.  

 Where am I going wrong? I can't understand why it won't apply the archived logs. (Too hot today and brain not working properly!)  

TIA. Lisa Dobson
Database Analyst
Home Group Ltd

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