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How to take consistent backups at standby site (Doc ID 1292126.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


How to take an offline, consistent, self-contained backup at the standby site. The aim of this exercise is to have a self-contained backup that can be restored on its own without needing recovery.  I.e., since recovery of standby is stopped, the backup is a cold backup.  

This process will work for both RAC and non-RAC systems.


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