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Performing RMAN duplicate from standby to create a new clone (Doc ID 1665784.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 01, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.



NOTE: In the images and/or the document content below, the user information and environment data used represents
fictitious data from the Oracle sample schema(s), Public Documentation delivered with an Oracle database product or
other training material. Any similarity to actual environments, actual persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental and
not intended in any manner.

For the purposes of this document, the following fictitious environment is used as an example to describe the procedure:

Hosts: exa503,exa504,  DB Unique Name: dbv,  Instance Names: dbv1, dbv2

First Standby:
Hosts: exa505,exa506,  DB Unique Name: dbv_stby1,   Instance Names: dbv_stby11,dbv_stby12

Second Standby / Clone:
Hosts: exa505,exa506, DB Unique Name: dbv_fga, Instance Names: dbv_fga1,dbv_fga2, Net Connection Alias: dbv_fga

Service Name:  DUP
Database Name:  FGA


The following procedure describes how to use RMAN duplicate from active to create a second standby (clone) that is on the same host and uses the same diskgroup as the first standby.

All of the examples illustrated in this document use the following naming:



First Standby

Second Standby / Clone


exa503, exa504

exa505, exa506

exa505, exa506

Database Unique Name




Instance Names






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