RMAN catalog, DG and Em backups

From: John Hallas <John.Hallas_at_morrisonsplc.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 2 Jun 2009 09:25:32 +0100
Message-ID: <A92AF970568F9A4BAB18E10F9C64ED605D0D2B7A44_at_EXCH2.morrisonsplc.co.uk>

We are building an RMAN recovery catalog and we are going to Dataguard it. Most of our backups are run through Grid and so we would have to update each entry to put a username/password and SID of the recovery catalog to be used.

Given that the standby database will have a different SID there seems to be no way to get the existing backups to work once we have failed over to the standby without updating all the entries to select the alternative catalog which would be a mammoth task

The EM backup screen requires a SID and will not accept a service name.

Do others use DG for a recovery catalog and how do they manage if using EM to manage backups


John Hallas
Oracle DBA
Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC
Tel 0845 611 4589 Mob: 07876 790540
E-mail: john.hallas_at_morrisonsplc.co.uk

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Received on Tue Jun 02 2009 - 03:25:32 CDT

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