Re: Rman level 0 incremental backup – why restore needs older backups?

From: John Hurley <>
Date: Sun, 26 Jul 2009 10:29:05 -0700 (PDT)
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On Jul 26, 10:37 am, zigzagdna <> wrote:


> All the documenation I have read is:
> A level 0 incremental backup is the base backup for subsequent
> incremental backups.
> It copies all blocks containing data, backing the datafile up into a
> backup set just as a full backup would. The only difference between a
> level 0 incremental backup and a full backup is that a full backup
> is not included in an incremental strategy. That is after taking full
> backup , you can’t perform incremental backup over.

How about posting the output and the scripts that were run for the backups in question along with the script and output from the recovery that you say is going back too far in time? Received on Sun Jul 26 2009 - 12:29:05 CDT

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