Quick guide RMAN corrupt block recover steps (Doc ID 1428823.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 25, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.1.7.4 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 8.1.7 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

This document gives a quick example of how to use the RMAN Block Recovery feature.  Block recovery can be used if the database is a 24/7 and cannot be shutdown.  This feature also allows for a quick way to check the database for any corrupt blocks.  RMAN backups are not needed to run the database validate check.

Solution

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