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Create a Duplicate Database with RMAN NOCATALOG on Same Node (Doc ID 245262.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 8.1.5 to 11.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud 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
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This document describes setup of a duplicate database on same node
using RMAN without a catalog. This allows creation of a duplicate database
from the backups of a target database (either backup sets or image copies).

Duplicate creates a new database by restoring the backup. The duplicate
database has a different DBID so that it can also be registered with the
recovery catalog.


In this document you find:
1) prerequisites
2) init.ora configuration duplicate and passwordfile
3) Setup sqlnet configuration
4) Making a backup with RMAN
5) duplicate the primary database
6) tips and hints


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