How to delete backups of an inaccessible database. (Doc ID 1394002.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 24, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 11.2.0.2 and later   [Release: 11.2 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

How can we request RMAN to delete backupsets for a database which is no longer available?  This is especially necessary when those backups are on tape. 

Solution

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