Re: RMAN incrementally updated image copy as a long term backup solution?

From: Bill Zakrzewski <>
Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2012 08:36:24 -0500
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Chen -

I have been using that method for several years. I do not believe if there is a corruption it will be picked up, unless it causes the backup to fail. I periodically run validate against the copy just to make sure the files being written to tape are not corrupt.

On Nov 29, 2012, at 12:10 AM, Chen Zhou wrote:

> Hi,
> We are considering to use RMAN image copy as our backup method, then apply
> the daily incrementals to update the image copy. Has anyone done that
> before? If the image copy is corrupted, will it be picked up when the
> daily incremental is applied? Or we need to run validate periodically on
> the copy?
> Thank you,
> Chen
> --

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