Re: Backup setup sane?

From: Palooka <nobody_at_nowhere.invalid>
Date: Fri, 16 Oct 2009 21:05:06 +0100
Message-ID: <Sl4Cm.5662$XC7.2649_at_newsfe05.ams2>

On 16/10/09 20:08, Robert Klemme wrote:
>> So if you are
>> going to make things on disk appear and disappear "behind RMAN's back"
>> it is much easier with a longer retention policy.
> I did not even plan to go near that option. As little as I understand
> about RMAN yet, one thing seems to be clear: it wants to control the
> whole process of storing backups and erasing stuff and as soon as you
> start doing things "behind its back" you need to be extra cautious.

There you have it *exactly* right, IMHO. Let RMAN do the housekeeping; do NOT delete stuff behind RMAN's back.

Palooka Received on Fri Oct 16 2009 - 15:05:06 CDT

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