RE: Why I don't like RMAN repositories

From: Dick Goulet <>
Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2013 18:59:24 -0500
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To catalog or not to catalog has always been a question that never has had a good answer. So let me put it this way, I have a catalog db and I use it. But I also practice restores without it and don't have a problem. Course it helps to have a tape librarian with lots of memory. Ours likes to retain stuff for 3 years. The controlfile 90 days. Try "restore controlfile from '<media handle>';" where <media handle> = c-<date>-<dbid>-00 if you need something beyond that 90 day point.

Dick Goulet
Senior Oracle Dba

From: Dustin Hayden<> Subject: RE: Why I don't like RMAN repositories Date: Mon, 9 Dec 2013 12:53:12 +0000

So what it if ages out you can always just re-catalog it and then restore.

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