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How to use Rman to Restore Of Single PDB in Multitenant to Alternate Server (Doc ID 2142675.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 18, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 12.1 to 18]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Goal of this article is to restore a single PDB or subset of PDB's from a multitenant to alternate test server using Rman restore.

In this scenario the customer does not want to touch the production PDB's but wants to review and access tables from one PDB's for reporting purpose on to test server.  

This situation can also be used if a PDB has been dropped and the customer wants to restore it back. So this method can be used to first restore that dropped PDB to alternate server.

To restore the backup from tape to an alternate Server (since the backup_location option is not available with backups on tape)


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