Re: DBID for RMAN backup with format '%u'

From: Carlos <>
Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2008 10:42:57 -0800 (PST)
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On 10 feb, 19:38, Carlos <> wrote:
> Hi all:
> I've been given two backups from an Oracle Database: one 'cold' and
> one 'hot'. They both come from a lost server.
> The fact is that they have been made with the format '%u' (eight
> alphanumerics) and I must recover the database on a new server. I
> cannot get the DBID from the backup files name because of this format
> '%u'.
> How can I get the DBID to recover the DB on a new server?
> Thanks in advance.
> Cheers.
> Carlos.

I forgot:

This is Oracle on Enterprise Linux 5.

The backups have been made with AUTOBACKUP ON (or so I'm told).

TIA. Cheers.

Carlos. Received on Sun Feb 10 2008 - 12:42:57 CST

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