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Creating a Disk only backup script to achieve a recovery window using oracle recommended strategy in flash recovery area (Doc ID 280709.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 14, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 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 Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

To understand and use oracle recommended strategy (incremental merge) for disk only backups to achieve a recovery window of N days.

This note is essentially written to clarify bug# 3826979.

Scope

All users of RMAN that have the need of backing up the database to disk only and may use flash recovery area. 

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