Size Of Level 1 or Level 1 Cumulative Backups Bigger Than Level 0 backups (Doc ID 1534691.1)

Last updated on MARCH 06, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.0.6 to 12.1.0.1.0 [Release 11.1 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 11 version and later , Recovery Manager

Size of level 1 and level 1 Cumulative backups bigger than level 0

Having this incremental backup command:

RMAN> backup incremental level 1 cumulative as compressed backupset database  tag 'DIARIO-LEV1A' keep until time '(sysdate+(30))';

* Note that the incremental backups use KEEP clause

* The previous level 0 backup with the same TAG is one month OLD

Cause

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