Category Archives: RMAN

Archive Logs in $ORACLE_HOME/dbs

This has been happening over the years but I couldn’t figure out why….finally found this article on My Oracle Support (MOS):  Setup Local archiving on standby to Prevent Logs sent to $ORACLE_HOME/dbs (on both GRID and SQLPLUS) (Doc ID 1271095.1) … Continue reading

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Creating Standby with Active Database Duplication in 11gR2 or also known as Wading through the MOS

Several errors prevented the creation of a physical standby database ( in a DataGuard configuration using the High Availability Console in Grid Control…finally resorted to manual methods to finish the task.  A combination of DATAGUARD command-line, SQLPLUS and RMAN.  … Continue reading

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How to Resume a Failed RMAN Duplicate Due to Missing Backups or ArchiveLogs

It is relatively easy to resume the rman restore and recovery process if it has failed due to missing backups or archivelogs.  You most often see the following error messages complaining that something is missing. RMAN-00571: =========================================================== RMAN-03002: failure of Duplicate … Continue reading

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RMAN issues when backing up Physical Standbys

In releases prior to 11g each database has an associated DBID when using the RMAN utility.  It just so happens that all physical standby databases have the SAME DBID as the primary so the RMAN catalog gets confused when doing any … Continue reading

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