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How To Limit The Data Pump Slaves To Only A Handful Of RAC Instances? (Doc ID 1590699.1)

Last updated on MAY 19, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


In RAC environment, the Data Pump use all the instances of the database rather than just one instance for all the slaves. This is the default behavior because of cluster=y (by default).
What if you have more than two instances and while you want to run Data Pump slaves in cluster mode, you want to limit them to only a handful of instances only; not all?


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