Re: rman archivelog backup

From: Robert Freeman <>
Date: Wed, 6 Apr 2011 15:11:49 -0700 (PDT)
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The Oracle documentation talks about doing just that..... As does my RMAN book. Have a lookie at

See if you find your answer there. something along the line of backup archivelog from time 'sysdate - 4/24';

Note that this would get you all archived redo logs generated AFTER 4 hours ago. So if it was generated 4 hours ago or earlier you would not get it backed up, if it was generated 3:59:59 ago it would get backed up.



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From: K R <>
Sent: Wed, April 6, 2011 3:02:29 PM
Subject: rman archivelog backup


Is there a way to take the rman backup of archivelog for last 4 hours .

reason- sometimes we clone based on a full backup . but we dont always take rman backup of archivelogs . so idea is to just take the full backup + 4 hours of archivelog to make the duplicate run successfully. otherwise the duplicate fails and it is a mess to bring it up .

appreciate any suggestions


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