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RMAN Duplicate Database Having Multiple Directories to Assign to BACKUP LOCATION (Doc ID 1606004.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 14, 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
Information in this document applies to any platform.


By default RMAN picks one backup location to do duplicate with clause 'BACKUP LOCATION' .

Many times user don't have much space in single location ,hence, the backup piece distributed
to different location and at same time want to use 'BACKUP LOCATION' feature for duplicate.

How to perform the RMAN duplication using the BACKUP LOCATION clause when the RMAN backuppieces are stored on several mount points or directories?


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