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How to validate OS backups of the datafiles (Doc ID 1315553.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 11, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


NOTE: In the images and/or the document content below, the user information and environment data used represents fictitious data from the Oracle sample schema(s), Public Documentation delivered with an Oracle database product or other training material. Any similarity to actual environments, actual persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental and not intended in any manner.

For the purposes of this document, the following fictitious environment is used as an example to describe the procedure:

Database Name: TEST
Directories:  D:\ORADATA\, E:\BACKUP\


How to validate OS level backups of the datafiles using RMAN and OS level


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In this Document
 1) Check the OS backups using  RMAN
 2 Check the OS backups using OS information
 2.1 CASE 1  ORA-01200 "actual file size of %s is smaller than correct size of %s blocks"
 CASE 2 : A correct OS-backup of a datafile

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