Re: Recover from cold backup + archive logs question

From: GD <>
Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2008 13:41:20 +0100
Message-ID: <fpbudh$fqs$> wrote:
> I have a new 10.2 DB setup on Linux. I had an issue on 2/16 that
> requires a recovery. RMAN is not set up and working properly (yet).
> That is job one once I get this sorted out.
> I have a cold backup from 2/9 + a weeks worth of archive log files. I
> have copied the data files and control files from the cold backup into
> the proper location. I have left the archive log files in place,
> assuming that the DB will look for them in the correct location.
> In sqlplus I do
> startup mount
> recover database
> ORA-00283: recovery session canceled due to errors
> ORA-00264: no recovery required
> How do I get my cold backup to process all the archive logs? They are
> in the default location under the flash_recovery_area/

The database (cold backup) is consistent and requires no recovery to be opened.

To make it apply the archived logs, you should:

recover database until cancel using backup controlfile;

Regards Received on Mon Feb 18 2008 - 06:41:20 CST

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