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Rman backup retention policy (Doc ID 462978.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 02, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.0.1.4 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 9.0.1 to 11.2]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.1 to 12.1.0.1 [Release 12.1]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 10-Dec-2015***


Purpose

The purpose of this bulletin is to discuss in details about the rman backup retention policy .

Scope

ALL DBA

Details

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In this Document
Purpose
Scope
Details
 What is a backup retention policy
 Types of backup retention policies:
 Recovery Window
 Backup Redundancy
 Batch Deletes of Obsolete Backups
 Exempting Backups from the Retention Policy
 Relationship Between Retention Policy and Flash Recovery Area Rules
References

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