Re: rman equivalent of sqlplus whenever error instruction

From: Peter Hitchman <>
Date: Mon, 11 Oct 2010 15:26:39 +0100
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Fair enough, so I can do what I want by sceripting around it.


On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 2:51 PM, Amit Verma (IT - Otterbase) <> wrote:
> It is actually an RMAN feature
> (
> that even if there is a connection error to the catalog, the backup will
> continue and use the control file instead of the catalog database. This
> guarantees that you always have a backup even if catalog is not
> available and once you fix the connection issues, all you need to do is
> to resync the catalog or it does that automatically during next backup.
> To avoid re-running the job by itself, you can do a "grep -v" on the
> ORA- "that you don't want to consider as errors" and report the job as
> successful to the scheduler so it doesn't re-start the job.
> HTH,
> -Amit Verma

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