RE: RMAN 9i Behaviour

From: Subbiah, Nagarajan <>
Date: Wed, 2 Jul 2008 12:04:47 -0400
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Oracle has created a BUG for this issue and the BUG Number is: 7212489.    


[] On Behalf Of Jared Still Sent: Wednesday, June 25, 2008 2:50 PM
To: Subbiah, Nagarajan
Subject: Re: RMAN 9i Behaviour

On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 11:03 AM, Subbiah, Nagarajan <> wrote:          

        If we have two archive destination, Will the archive log be backed up from both the location for the same file or will it backup only one archive log file?. We assumed that since we have two archive location, RMAN deletes the archives even if it is backed up only once.          

From the doc:

If you specify BACKUP ARCHIVELOG ALL, then RMAN backs up exactly one copy of each distinct log sequence number. For example, if you archive to multiple destinations, RMAN backs up one copy of each log sequence number-not each copy of each log sequence number. For other commands, such as DELETE, ALL does refer to every log, even duplicate log sequences.

Jared Still
Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist

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