Re: why do we need to shutdown database or application server to backup Oracle Home?

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Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2008 14:40:25 -0700 (PDT)
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On 17 mar, 21:47, joel garry <> wrote:

> Do you use RMAN or 'hot backup' to backup your Oracle Homes?
> My experience on hp-ux has been that fbackup will not backup at least
> one oracle executable if it is open (I forget which one and looks like
> someone cleaned up the mail from that time, dang it). Normally, one

I don't know for fbackup, but some tools won't backup open files on Unix/Linux if their content changes during the backup (some tools will retry several times.) This is not caused by a feature at OS level though. Received on Tue Mar 18 2008 - 16:40:25 CDT

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