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Re: rman duplicate to new version

From: bdbafh <bdbafh_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2007 07:01:41 -0800 (PST)
Message-ID: <28d3ab06-e0d5-4b0b-8994-8756e300e12d@x69g2000hsx.googlegroups.com>


On Nov 29, 4:14 am, sybrandb <sybra..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On Nov 29, 12:02 am, "jerni..._at_nospam.kochind.com"
>
> <jerni..._at_kochind.com> wrote:
> > I have a production database that is 10.2.0.1 on Solaris
> > My test database is 10.2.0.3
>
> > Is it possible to do an rman duplicate to copy the data between the
> > two?
>
> > So far I haven't had much luck.
>
> The obvious answer is you need to overwrite the test database,
> duplicate it from source and upgrade it to 10.2.0.3.
> But I think it is generally unwise to run a test database on a higher
> version. You never know what won't work anymore in your lower version
> production database.
>
> --
> Sybrand Bakker
> Senior Oracle DBA

> But I think it is generally unwise to run a test database on a higher version.

Perhaps he was diligently testing out the 10.2.0.3 patchset on a test system prior to applying it in production? Generally a rather good idea, IMHO.

-bdbafh Received on Thu Nov 29 2007 - 09:01:41 CST

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