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Re: Backup flashback logs to tape

From: joel garry <>
Date: Thu, 05 Jul 2007 11:39:40 -0700
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On Jul 5, 2:52 am, Ganesh <> wrote:
> I am very sorry my thread started all this mud sledging. I have
> started working on ORACLE just a couple of months ago. No document
> provided answers to my questions and hence I posted them here. If
> someone claims any document has answerws to these questions, please
> provide me the link.
> But the positives I have got from my investigation and this
> discussion:
> 1. Flashback logs are more of a nice to have feature and its okay if
> we don't back them up as they are not required for recovery.
> 2. There is no command / workaround ORACLE provides for backing up
> Flashback logs to TAPE.
> 3. Given this if you still want to backup Flashback Logs its going to
> be a very tricky operation. You will have to find a way to backup
> Flashback log files, make sure that corresponding archive log also
> gets backed up and during restore all succeeding Flashback logs and
> Recovery logs should be brought from TAPE to Disk.
> Given my business need I will have to find some solution for this.
> Will definitely post my approach here if I succeed.
> It would have helped me a lot if someone would have just told me all
> the above things in simple language or at least provided me a link
> where I can get this info, if any such link is available.
> Thanks & Regards,
> Ganesh


Vladimir M. Zakharychev wrote:

>only fire extinguishers are not that expensive. :)

Depends :-)


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