Re: Trying to restore RMAN backup in new server, got error RMAN-06172

From: Big George <jbeteta_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2011 12:41:11 -0700 (PDT)
Message-ID: <400a7135-1a20-4f17-af7f-fff635ffdc06_at_t38g2000prj.googlegroups.com>



Thank you John, I could mount my database in target server. Now I'm facing another problem with RMAN backups, they don't get recognized. I will open a new question for that.

> If your existing server that this backup is based on is still running
> I would create a copy of the spfile from that server and startup your
> instance with a startup pfile= type thing.
>
> You can always recreate the spfile from a pfile.
>
> I follow all my rman backups with ( at least ) 2 commands ...
>
> sqlplus based ...
> create pfile='/somewhere/something_pfile_backup.ora' from spfile;
>
> rman based ...
> copy current controlfile to '/somewhere/something_ctrlfile_copy.ctl';
>
> This gives you a file based copy of both the spfile and the control
> file.  You probably want a copy of both of these after each backup.
Received on Wed Jun 22 2011 - 14:41:11 CDT

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