Re: Another Newbie Question: How to restore data .bkp w/o info on orig. db settings?

From: Ed Prochak <edprochak_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Mar 2009 12:57:52 -0800 (PST)
Message-ID: <15fd2f47-2ecf-47f7-bcd5-24ac2b5443ea_at_s19g2000vbp.googlegroups.com>



On Mar 3, 1:37 pm, jfal..._at_socket.net wrote:
> First, I apologize for the dumb question.  We are not Oracle Gurus,
> but are given a dataset we need to examine before passing along.  In
> the past they gave us exp files and we figured out a way to get into
> them by adding all the usernames it asked for and then using the imp
> command to bring the db live.  This time a different company gave us
> there files, but they gave them to us in .bkp format.  There is are
> three folders(autobackup, backupset, onlinelog).  Under the first two
> there are subfolders with a date and inside a file with .bkp.  The
> thrird are 2 .log files.  I get from researching that I need to use
> the rman commands, but I don't know db names, dbid etc from the
> original.  Any links to how I should proceed?  Thanks for your help!

Hire a real Oracle DBA.
That's how I would proceed.

   Ed Received on Tue Mar 03 2009 - 14:57:52 CST

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