Re: RMAN question

From: Mladen Gogala <>
Date: Wed, 3 Mar 2010 15:43:42 +0000 (UTC)
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On Wed, 03 Mar 2010 07:12:27 -0800, The Magnet wrote:

> Hi,
> We're running Oracle 10g R2. I'm restoring a copy of the database onto
> a different server. Our retention period is 21 days, with an
> Incremental Level 0 each Sunday.
> For this restore, I really only need to start with the last Incremental
> Level 0, as that is a backup of the entire database. But when we
> performed the restore, it seemed to start with the beginning of
> retention period, hence 21 days ago. This is not needed, we really need
> just from the last Incremental Level 0.
> How can I tell RMAN which Level 0 to access. We are using a control
> file rather than a catalog. One thing I though of is to mark the other
> backups as Unavailable?
> Searching Oracle docs, but have not found the answer yet.
> Many thanks

You can restore specific tag or file. Check the syntax for the restore command.

Received on Wed Mar 03 2010 - 09:43:42 CST

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