Re: How to determine if tablespace/datafile is in BACKUP mode

From: Stan Brown <>
Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2008 13:09:30 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <g2oiqa$43a$>

In <uRj3k.2183$> Michael Austin <> writes:

>Stan Brown wrote:
>> I have a instance, that does hot backups to another machine via
>> NFS. The NFS server had issues this weekend, and I believe that everything
>> is back to normal now, but i would like to make certain that none of the
>> instances tablespaces/datafiles were inadvertently left in BACKUP mode.
>> How can I verify this?

>I am guessing that your employer does not really care about their data
>to be running on a version that is almost a decade old...

>There is no upgrade path from that version. You will basically scrap
>everything and start over doing a painful export/import.

It's a contol system, and the software that uses the Oracle backend cannot talk to versions much newer than that.

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Received on Wed Jun 11 2008 - 08:09:30 CDT

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