Re: Rman Question

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Date: Tue, 2 Dec 2008 08:17:16 -0800 (PST)
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On Dec 2, 9:48 am, hpuxrac <> wrote:
> On Dec 1, 10:19 pm, wrote:
> > I need to restore a copy of our database on a different server.  I
> > have full backups going back 4 weeks plus cumulative backups.
> > I'm not sure where the problem happened.  So, I figure I can restore
> > the earilest copy, and if that is not it, restore the next full
> > backup......
> > Anyhow, I am looking for some decent documentation that will tell me
> > the best way to restore the database onto a new server as well as
> > choosing which incarnation of the database I want to restore.......
> Well the oracle rman documentation ( available free
> is one place ) is pretty comprehensive in this area.
> Just make sure that you are looking at documentation that matches the
> same version of oracle and same version of rman that you are going to
> be using.
> Robert Freeman among others has some pretty good books out in this
> area.
> It may be best to sit and read for a while before jumping in with a
> half formed plan of attack.
> If there are "specific" questions ... well fire away.  It makes many
> of us nervous though when people start throwing in terms like
> incarnation where it sounds like they might have some idea of recovery
> related concepts ... but also include questions about ( relatively )
> basic procedures like restoring on a different server.  Is there any
> reason you wouldn't want to restore the current incarnation in other
> words?


Sorry for posting twice, but I found out some more info. We do have a test server. However, the volume names are different. On our production server the volume names are /u01 - /u05. On the test server they are /u11 - /u15. I assume that because of this a restore is not possible???

Thanks! Received on Tue Dec 02 2008 - 10:17:16 CST

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