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Oracle Database Backup Service - FAQ (Doc ID 1640149.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 04, 2022

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Oracle Database Backup Service
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

This FAQ addresses questions relating to Oracle Database Backup Service (Oracle Public Cloud Service) and Oracle Database Cloud Backup Module (client side SBT library).

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In this Document
Purpose
Questions and Answers
 Definitions
 What is Oracle Database Backup Cloud Service ?
 What is the Oracle Database Backup Cloud module?
 Support
 What Oracle Database versions and O/S platforms are supported with Oracle Database Backup Service?
 Can I backup Oracle Database Standard Edition databases?
 Can I backup non-Oracle databases (such as configuration, OS files) to Oracle Database Backup Service?
 I subscribed for the non-metered Database Backup Service. However, in the dashboard I see as Storage Cloud Service ? Can I backup Oracle databases to my service ?
 How do I create a custom container in my OCI-C account ?
 How do I list the objects in my OCI-C container ?
 Can I use OCI-C geo-replication to replicate backups to a data center in a different region?
 
 Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) vs. Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Classic (OCI-C)
 Can I backup to OCI Object Storage using the DB Cloud Backup Module?
 What are the differences between the OCI-C installer and the new OCI installer?
 If I started backing up to OCI using the swift compatible end-point and the legacy module can I switch to the new one?
 I'm currently storing my backups in OCI-C and want to move to OCI, what migration options do I have?
 
 
 RMAN & Backup Configuration
 How does RMAN backup databases to the Oracle Database Backup Service?
 What kind of firewall details, ports and protocols that I need to configure in my site and how to deal with proxy servers ?
 Are there any special Database license requirements to use Oracle Database Backup Service?
 What is the recommended RMAN backup format string to use ?
 Can I backup the data from the Oracle Cloud to be copied to tape at the customer location?
 Can the backup data be compressed prior to transport to Oracle Database Backup Service?
 Is it mandatory to encrypt backup data prior to transport to Oracle Database Backup Service?
 What data can I backup from the Fast Recovery Area to the cloud?
 Where are the Oracle Cloud backup information (metadata) is maintained ?
 Can RMAN perform duplexed backups to the Oracle Cloud and disk/ tape at the same time?
 Do I have to create a separate Oracle Database Backup Service Bucket or Container to store my backups in the Oracle cloud?
 Can I connect using HTTP to Oracle Database Backup Service?
 What is my Oracle Database Backup Service end point URL?
 What are the parameters I can set in the OPC configuration ($ORACLE_HOME/dbs/opcSID.ora) file?
 I can't seem to find the service name. What is the service name should I use?
 I changed my password in the OCI-C cloud. Now by backups to cloud are failing due to authorization problem. What should I do ?
 How to configure the backup module and perform backups in a RAC environment ?
 What are the things to watch out for in Windows environment ?
 How to optimize network throughput for SE/SE1/SE2 databases ?
 Trouble Shooting
 During installation using the legacy OCI-C installer, I am running into java.net.UnknownHostException for <myDomain>.storage.oraclecloud.com. How to resolve that ?
 Why I am running into connectivity errors from my database server?
 How to get more info when a backup fails ?
 During install process, I keep running into java.io.FileNotFound exception. What is that I am doing wrong ?
 When I run the legacy OCI-C Installer, I am running into java.net.UnknownHostException (or) 403 Forbidden Error. How to resolve that ?
 I keep running to "Failed to load Media Management Library".  How to resolve this issue?
 I am using Windows and I am running into System Error No 193. How to resolve that ?
 I am using Solaris 64-bit. I can't install the module - as I am running into ORA-27211 - Failed to load Media Management Library.  How to resolve this issue?
 I keep running into KBHS-00700: HTTP response error 'Request Entity Too Large'. What's going on ?
 During legacy OCI-C module installation, I run into the JAVA exception:PKIX path building failed and Unable to find valid certification path to requested target error?
 Error: Creation of OCI-C cloud storage container, <Storage Service Instance ID>-<identity domain>/<container>, failed: [ERROR] InvalidStorageConnection: cannot connect to storage service: An unexpected response was returned from the server: NOT_FOUND
 Error: Creation of OCI-C cloud storage container, https://gcs002.storage.oraclecloud.com/v1/Storage-<identity domain>/<container>, failed: [ERROR] InvalidStorageConnection: cannot authenticate:
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