Re: rman repository
Date: Wed, 21 Jan 2009 15:23:42 +1100
I never thought it was that strict but thought maybe this changed with 11G but....
I did a quick check and according to this link
If I understand this correctly.......you can use any database version > 9.0.1 for your catalog as long as you use the RMAN binaries from 11 and the catalog is created using those binaries.
2009/1/21 Joan Hsieh <joan.hsieh_at_tufts.edu>
> Hi Jared,
> Right, this is what I thought, I was little confused by someone mentioned
> the upgrade catalog.
> Jared Still wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 12:51 PM, Joan Hsieh <joan.hsieh_at_tufts.edu<mailto:
>> joan.hsieh_at_tufts.edu>> wrote:
>> Hi Listers,
>> I have a simple question which I couldn't find in the document right
>> away. Please bear with me.
>> We will have a 11g primary and 11g standby databases on solaris, our
>> rman catalog is 10R2 on window, do I have to upgrade rman catalog
>> database or just issue the upgrade catalog command will do it, we
>> always keep the catalog database as same version or higher than the
>> target db. But this time we have some issues to do that.
>> RMAN will not allow you to register 11g databases in repository built in a
>> 10g database.
>> The repository must be at least as high a version of Oracle as the
>> databases to be registered.
>> You can't upgrade the catalog to 11g unless the database is also 11g.
>> Jared Still
>> Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist
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