RMAN Confusion (Duplicate to past point in time)
Date: Mon, 11 May 2009 14:33:57 -0500
I have a need to create a test db clone from May 1st 2009 at 7:30 AM.
I have the RMAN full backups from April 30th 8:16PM and May 1st 8:30 PM.
I am using an RMAN catalog.
Here's my RMAN script:
allocate channel d1 type disk; allocate channel d2 type disk; allocate channel d3 type disk; allocate channel d4 type disk; allocate auxiliary channel a1 type disk; allocate auxiliary channel a2 type disk;allocate auxiliary channel a3 type disk; allocate auxiliary channel a4 type disk; set until time="to_date('05/01/2009 07:40:00','MM/DD/YYYY HH24:MI:SS')";
duplicate target database to f9tst
) size 25M,
) size 25M;
Now RMAN is complaining that it cannot find backups which I believe are more current than the ones I have. (Meaning they were taken from May 2-10th...It seems that RMAN rolls back to previous backups starting with the current one and maybe only tries 3 days worth perhaps?)
I have the controlfile autobackups from 4/30 and 5/1 as well.
I need some suggestions here as I seem to be missing something.
Sr. Oracle DBA
Ingram Barge Company
Nashville, TN 37205
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