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RMAN: How to use two retention policies - one for disk and another for tape (Doc ID 1494690.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 19, 2019

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 Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
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To maintain two disctinct retention policies for disk and tape backups.

They may be required where backups are made to disk and then copied to tape :  tape copies are kept for a very much longer time scale than the disk backups which are kept on disk for short term usage to avoid the need to restore from tape.


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