Re: Backup to AWS - Advanced Security Option Required?

From: Jeremy Schneider <>
Date: Sat, 18 Nov 2017 22:13:18 -0800
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David, I didn't hit the link but the screenshot you included was (I believe) referencing the fact that rman usually requires extra licenses for using oracle's built-in encryption and compression capabilities. Off the top of my head, I'm thinking that the restricted use license applies to this part rather than the S3 part.

I'm pretty sure you don't need advanced security to do AWS backups. However I see a reference to an "oracle secure backup cloud module" in that screen shot - is this something you need to purchase extra?

Of course you'll want to read carefully yourself and make a final decision based on what you find. Don't take my word for anything. :)


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> On Oct 31, 2017, at 8:27 AM, David Barbour <> wrote:
> Does anyone know if we can use Oracle Secure Backup to AWS without separately purchasing the Advanced Security Option?
> Here's what the Licensing Information documentations ( states. Interpretation or experience would be appreciated.
> Oracle Secure Backup
> Oracle Secure Backup Cloud Module
> For backup of Oracle Database Enterprise Edition, Oracle Secure Backup includes restricted use licenses for:
> RMAN backup encryption to tape or Amazon S3
> RMAN backup compression leveraging LOW, MEDIUM, BASIC or HIGH algorithms
> The Oracle Secure Backup special-use licenses apply to RMAN backup encryption, which is a component of the Oracle Advanced Security Option, and RMAN backup compression levels, which are components of the Oracle Advanced Compression Option. To use additional features of the Oracle Advanced Security Option or the Oracle Advanced Compression Option, you must license those options separately. In addition, the Oracle Advanced Security Option must be licensed when performing RMAN encrypted backups directly to disk whether or not Oracle Secure Backup is the media manager.

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