Re: starting archive log restore to *default* destination

From: NetComrade <>
Date: Tue, 01 Apr 2008 20:07:59 GMT
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On Tue, 1 Apr 2008 09:17:39 -0700 (PDT), joel garry <> wrote:

>On Apr 1, 2:15šam, NetComrade <> wrote:
>> Often the archive log destination is not really meant to be able to
>> hold a week worth of logs.
>> How can we redirect media restore to some temporary mount?
>> Alternatively, if I am just recovering a couple of blocks.. why can't
>> it read from NFS (where backups are) and not have to physically copy
>> all these data for a few 8K blocks (could certainly keep that in
>> memory as it goes through rman bakup sets)
>Version? ASM? OS? Catalog?
>You can do amazing things with links.
>O10 has copy and catalog commands.
>If you are on O9 and want to extract archive logs without RMAN, google
>for the secret metalink Note 60545.1. It shows some of the PL
>procedures that manipulate these things.
>Apologies if I didn't quite understand the question. Don't know about
>the second second question.

9i or 10g no ASM (well, we do have one RAC, but question is more general)
always using a remote RMAN Catalog Repository. The question was how I can 'stage' files as RMAN performs media recovery somewhere other than my archive destination I'll checkout the note, thnx.

We run Oracle 9iR2,10gR2, 10g2RAC on RH4/RH5 and Solaris 10 (Sparc) remove NSPAM to email Received on Tue Apr 01 2008 - 15:07:59 CDT

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