Re: an interview question
Date: Wed, 13 Aug 2008 10:10:43 -0700 (PDT)
My answer addresses no control file backup at all. In a *worse case* situation, you can use the create control file command to re-create the control file. You could then catalog the control file pieces (assuming you are running 10g or later) and then restore the database using the backupset pieces.
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- Original Message ---- From: hrishy <hrishys_at_yahoo.co.uk> To: prabhu_adam_at_hotmail.com; Oracle List <oracle-l_at_freelists.org>; jeremiah_at_ora-600.net; Robert Freeman <robertgfreeman_at_yahoo.com> Sent: Wednesday, August 13, 2008 10:35:49 AM Subject: Re: an interview question
Sorry i didnt mention when i made the statement the scenario i had in my mind was when the controlfile auto backups were turned off
- On Thu, 7/8/08, Robert Freeman <robertgfreeman_at_yahoo.com> wrote:
> From: Robert Freeman <robertgfreeman_at_yahoo.com>
> Subject: Re: an interview question
> To: hrishys_at_yahoo.co.uk, prabhu_adam_at_hotmail.com, "Oracle List" <oracle-l_at_freelists.org>, jeremiah_at_ora-600.net
> Date: Thursday, 7 August, 2008, 4:01 PM
> Controlfile auto backup gets your controlfile back for you.
> You could also manually create the control file and then
> catalog the RMAN backupset pieces in 10g and later. Probably
> easier than hacking at the backup set pieces .... 10g New
> Feature for those that didn't know... You can catalog
> all backup set pieces (like with a splat) once you restore a
> control file. Very handy.
> Robert G. Freeman
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> ----- Original Message ----
> From: hrishy <hrishys_at_yahoo.co.uk>
> To: prabhu_adam_at_hotmail.com; Oracle List
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> Sent: Thursday, August 7, 2008 4:24:45 AM
> Subject: RE: an interview question
> How do you find out which backupiece contains the
> One way is to go through the rman logfiles.
> And the other way i cna think of is run dbms_backup_restore
> on each of the backup piece in your backupset.
> is there another easy way
> --- On Wed, 16/7/08, Jeremiah Wilton
> <jeremiah_at_ora-600.net> wrote:
> > From: Jeremiah Wilton <jeremiah_at_ora-600.net>
> > Subject: RE: an interview question
> > To: prabhu_adam_at_hotmail.com, "'Oracle
> List'" <oracle-l_at_freelists.org>
> > Date: Wednesday, 16 July, 2008, 8:00 PM
> > Prabhu, Krishnaswamy wrote:
> > > Is it possible to recover a database whose couple
> > datafiles , all
> > multiplexed
> > > controlfiles and rman catalog repository are
> lost. A
> > complete rman backup
> > exists
> > > but catalog and control files are lost.
> > RMAN> restore controlfile from <backuppiece>;
> > Something easy to find with google or the
> > IIRC in 8i it used to require some effort and calls
> > directly to
> > dbms_backup_restore.
> > Jeremiah Wilton
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