Re: Question about RMAN Datafile + Archivelog Backups

From: Robert Freeman <>
Date: Wed, 2 Dec 2009 12:34:04 -0800 (PST)
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I've always thought that the archivelog backup should be the default condition with a switch to turn it off. Maybe it's a programitic constraint since the same command (backup database) is used for both ARCHIVELOG and NOARCHIVELOG mode backups.
 Robert G. Freeman
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From: "Allen, Brandon" <>
To: "Goulet, Richard" <>; "" <>
Sent: Wed, December 2, 2009 12:23:12 PM
Subject: RE: Question about RMAN Datafile + Archivelog Backups

Yes, I like my backups to be recoverable J  I was just pointing out the caveat that they’re not included if you just run “backup database”.  It seems to me that it would be a good idea to make the backup command include archivelogs by default and only have an option to exclude them if desired for some reason – maybe in 12x.
From:Goulet, Richard [] 
True, don't you include the archive logs in the backup set??
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