Can Tapes Be Used For RMAN Convert Database (Doc ID 563816.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 11, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.2.0.0 to 11.1
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

We need to convert a 5TB 10.2.0.3 database from Solaris to AIX. We are planning to use the RMAN
CONVERT DATABASE command to do this (as they are both BIG_ENDIAN). All MetaLink examples show RMAN to disk, but this database is 5TB, and would like to use RMAN to sbt_tape (CommVault).

Can we possibly use RMAN to sbt_tape to perform this CONVERT DATABASE? Or do you recommend using RMAN to disk?



Solution

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