RE: Does the Rman Catalog hold tape volume names?
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2009 14:33:06 -0700
When I worked at an organization that backed up directly to tape, we ran into issues where a backup piece would span more than one tape (maybe it started towards the end of one). In that case, the catalog was only aware of the first tape ID. Our SA had to run some NetBackup script to get the whole tape list and ensure it was available.
On Tue, 2009-02-10 at 16:05 -0500, Mercadante, Thomas F (LABOR) wrote:
> Thanks for the info. I'm aware of disk and tape backups. I'm talking
> about tape backups.
> Still waiting for my SA to verify that the numbers reported in the media
> column are actually tape numbers.