RMAN Duplicate Reads Datafiles of Another Database to Restore
(Doc ID 2667115.1)
Last updated on SEPTEMBER 23, 2020
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 184.108.40.206 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
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For the purposes of this document, the following fictitious environment is used as an example to describe the procedure:
Database Names: ABC, ABCD
Using RMAN duplicate with the "backup location" option will use any files within that directory and sub-directories:
Datafile location of database ABC: /backup/db/abc
Datafile location of database ABCD: /backup/db/abcd
This command will look at any files starting with 'abc' which will also include 'abcd'. Therefore, RMAN duplicate can restore datafiles backups
residing in the abcd sub-directory.
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