Re: asm flash_recovery_area

From: Madhu Sreeram <>
Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2008 14:41:32 -0500
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On Thu, Oct 16, 2008 at 7:16 AM, Michael McMullen <>wrote:

> Our method of tape backup is we write the backups to disk and then they
> get picked up by the tape backup job. This method isn't going to change in
> our organization. If I use ASM and flash_recovery_area I believe my only
> option for tape backup is to put the FRA on a regular file system. Is this
> my only option? I know I can backup the FRA but this seems like overkill and
> something I wouldn't want to recover from.
> Thanks
> Mike

Assuming you are using RMAN, you can still backup datafiles to disk directly, without having to backup to FRA first.

-Madhu S

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