RE: Catalog RMAN backups on Tape?

From: Allen, Brandon <>
Date: Tue, 26 Jan 2010 08:36:15 -0700
Message-ID: <64BAF54438380142A0BF94A23224A31E1133EDD9B5_at_ONEWS06.oneneck.corp>

Hi April,
  1. Yes, you can with dbms_backup_restore - there have been a few mentions of that already on this thread
  2. Yes, it's the MML layer that reads & writes to the tape
    1. Not sure about your second question if they are retrievable - maybe that was for the OP?
  3. I don't put KEEP on anything, we manage retentions centrally in Netbackup here and I run crosscheck and delete expired on a monthly basis to prevent overgrowth of the RMAN catalog, but I also regularly backup my controlfile (autobackup in 9i+) and my recovery catalog so I have something to fall back on in case I accidentally delete the wrong records somehow. Regards, Brandon

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