Re: Anyone know RMAN?

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Date: Sun, 7 Jun 2009 14:56:57 -0700 (PDT)
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On Jun 7, 3:42 pm, wrote:
> On Sun, 7 Jun 2009 13:23:51 -0700 (PDT), wrote:
> >We just set up RMAN on a new database.  We are already running RMAN on
> >a different database and all is good.  After a backup on the new
> >database we get this:
> >"specification does not match any archive log in the recovery
> >catalog".   (There are archive logs in the destination area).
> As you quote the message out of context, the question can not be
> answered. Note, there are a number of reasons why you can this
> message.
> When you never backed up any archivelogs you will get this message on
> the 'backup validate' command.
> When backup optimization is on, any archivelog will be backed up only
> once, and subsequent backups can result in this message.
> BTW who is 'we'? Why is everyone using 'we' , when it they mean 'I'.
> In West-European languages using 'We' instead of 'I' is known as the
> 'Majestic Plural' : the plural kings are using. You are not a king,
> are you?
> --
> Sybrand Bakker
> Senior Oracle DBA

Thanks for the input. I just wanted to first make sure that it did not mean the archive logs did not get into the backup. But, if I do a level 0 cumulative, or full backup, I would think I should not get this message, as it would be backing things (archive logs) up for the first time..... Received on Sun Jun 07 2009 - 16:56:57 CDT

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