RE: rman repository
Date: Wed, 21 Jan 2009 08:31:26 -0500
That's what I thought also.
There is a distinction here. You have to use an Rman Repository equal to the Database software you are trying to back up. But the database that the repository lives in generally can be at another level.
We have Rman repositories for databases versions 22.214.171.124, 10.2.0.2, 10.2.0.3 and 10.2.0.4 in a 10.2.0.2 database.
[mailto:oracle-l-bounce_at_freelists.org] On Behalf Of Jack van Zanen Sent: Tuesday, January 20, 2009 11:24 PM To: joan.hsieh_at_tufts.edu
Cc: jkstill_at_gmail.com; oracle_l
Subject: Re: rman repository
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>
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:
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 repositorybuilt 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
Jack van Zanen
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