Re: On which server run RMAN when duplicating database

From: Jared Still <>
Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2009 08:15:51 -0700
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Something to keep in mind with RMAN duplicates:

Commands sent to the database go to the 'target' (source), not the auxiliary.

ie. shutdown abort will shutdown the source database

The terminology for duplicates is rather misleading IMO.

Jared Still
Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist

On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 6:53 AM, Jeffrey Beckstrom <>wrote:

> I am reading the duplicate chapter of Robert Freeman's RMAN book.
> If I copy the backup files from server A to server B as mentioned in the
> book, do I then run RMAN on server B. If so, I understand that I will need
> a tns entry on server B back to the database on server A so RMAN can connect
> to the target. Is this correct?

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