How to restore a pre-12c backup to a cross-platform, cross-endian 12c database
Last updated on DECEMBER 22, 2016
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 188.8.131.52 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
In 12c it is possible to restore and recover backup sets from different endian platforms without specifying additional commands than a normal restore.
As per <Bug 13335722> - Enhancement to allow RMAN conversion of backups cross-endian cross-platform, you can restore a backup (even taken from 10g or 11g source) with RMAN 12c by using the additional syntax 'restore from platform'.
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