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18.1 Preplugin Backups (Doc ID 2358523.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 30, 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 Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud 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:

" This article will have examples of both a PDB (ORCLPDB) plugged into a new CDB and a non-CDB (V181) database plugged

into a CDB as a PDB called NONCDB181 "

Backup location: /home/oracle/18.1/base/fast_recovery_area

Datafile location: /home/oracle/18.1/oradata



Preplugin backups are backups taken of a non-CDB or a PDB before they are plugged into a new CDB.  This document will discuss using preplugin backups including restore and recovery.   



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