Re: RMAN for Backing up Non Database Filesystems?

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Date: Wed, 5 Oct 2011 05:09:27 -0700 (PDT)
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Thanks for those who replied.

The idea of using RMAN for non-database filesystems was a long-shot given, like
people said, that its purpose is to backup, recover and restore the database.

RMAN goes to tape.


On Oct 4, 9:47 am, Mladen Gogala <> wrote:
> On Sun, 02 Oct 2011 13:05:43 -0700, oraclesandiego wrote:
> > Hi,
> > We are running RMAN on 10g and 11g databases (On Solaris)
> > Is there a way to configure RMAN to backup non-database filesystems?
> > (Likely, a full backup weekly, and cumulative incremental daily).
> > Thanks,
> > BG
> Why would you want to do something like that? Is RMAN going to the tape
> or disk? Is there any other backup tool you are using? Anything like
> NetBackup, EMC Networker or Tivoli? Oracle has a backup solution which is
> not free, but essentially competes with the ones listed above.
> Oracle*Backup is not a very popular solution to my knowledge, Oracle has
> badly lost the race with Symantec, EMC and IBM, primarily because of the
> pricing issues.
> --
Received on Wed Oct 05 2011 - 07:09:27 CDT

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