Re: Dataguard

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Date: Sun, 04 Oct 2009 07:26:20 +0200
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On Sat, 3 Oct 2009 04:41:12 -0700 (PDT), tanveer <> wrote:

>On Sep 30, 9:28 pm, joel garry <> wrote:
>> On Sep 30, 3:39 am, tanveer <> wrote:
>> > Dear All
>> > I need to know that can we schedule archived log to be deleted
>> > automatically for instance i want to delete one month archived log
>> > from primary and standby database with out RMAN.
>> > Thanks in advanced for your participation
>> > Regards
>> You can, but you need to tell RMAN about it, otherwise restoration
>> will be confusing.  See the docs about crosscheck and delete expired.
>> More details would be required to give more advice, including the
>> platform, the exact operating system, the exact version of Oracle,
>> whether you are using a catalog, and what you really want to
>> accomplish.
>> jg
>> --
>> is bogus.
>> Always be sure and use hand sanitizers with at least 60% alcohol.
>Thanks for your reply. I am not using RMAN at all. We perform cold
>backup weekly and hot backup daily (Database export dump).
>Operating system windows 2000 Advance Server. Oracle Not
>using Catalog.
>We are going to implement Data guard very soon what I want to know is
>that If we don't use RMAN at all. How I can delete archive log can i
>use windows explorer

As you can know, an export does NOT constitute a backup at all. Also your export will be INconsistent.
I'm not sure why you implemented these procedures, they are completely irresponsible.
Dataguard without using RMAN is nonsense. Why are you putting your company's data at risk????


Sybrand Bakker
Senior Oracle DBA
Received on Sun Oct 04 2009 - 00:26:20 CDT

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