Re: Rman Question
Date: Tue, 2 Dec 2008 08:33:09 -0800 (PST)
On Dec 2, 10:17 am, "ame..._at_iwc.net" <ame..._at_iwc.net> wrote:
> On Dec 2, 9:48 am, hpuxrac <johnbhur..._at_sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> > On Dec 1, 10:19 pm, mrdjmag..._at_aol.com 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 freehttp://tahiti.oracle.com
> > 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!- Hide quoted text -
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You are incorrect, as you can use the SET NEWNAME command in RMAN to rename the files as they are written:
Reading the documentation would have answered these questions for you.
David Fitzjarrell Received on Tue Dec 02 2008 - 10:33:09 CST