RE: rman question
Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2011 14:36:05 -0400
It knows about all the backups. It knows the state of the current database.
You are not describing your test case well enough to give a fuller answer.
Did you lose a data file? A couple of data files? The entire database including control files?
If I were you ( and I've done this), I would create a test database and go through recovery scenarious.
Delete a data file and write the Rman script to restore and recover it. Delete a couple of data files and do the same. Delete the entire database including control files. Perform an incomplete (point in time) recovery of one tablespace. Roll a database back to a prior point in time.
Get the idea?
From: oracle-l-bounce_at_freelists.org [mailto:oracle-l-bounce_at_freelists.org] On Behalf Of Zelli, Brian
Sent: Tuesday, July 26, 2011 2:21 PM
Subject: rman question
So I've been putzing around with rman and now I have a list of backups. If I want to restore the very last copy of the db, all I have to do is issue a:
RMAN> recover database;
that's it? And it will take that last copy even though I have about 7 or 8 listed?
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