Re: Rman cloning from Win2008 to WIn2003

From: Alex Gorbachev <>
Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2009 22:11:09 +1100
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I haven't done but you should have no problems with duplicate from w2k8 to w2k3 unless there is unexpected bug. You would think you want to upgrade your test system OS anyway, though.


On 21/03/2009, at 5:44 AM, William Wagman wrote:

> Greetings,
> Our test/development databases are on Oracle 64-bit
> running on Windows Server 2003 Enterprise x64 edition, v5.2 SP2. We
> have just moved our production database, also Oracle 64-
> bit to a box running Windows Server 2008 Enterprise, v6.0 SP1. I now
> want to use RMAN to clone a copy of our production database to the
> test/development box. I must admit I haven't tried it yet (when in
> doubt, try it out?) and my question is whether RMAN sees these two
> Operating Systems as the same platform or are they different enough
> that I will have to use export/import via the datapump to make this
> move.
> Thanks.
> Bill Wagman
> Univ. of California at Davis
> IET Campus Data Center
> (530) 754-6208
> --


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