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RMAN Uses SYS User to Take Backup. (Doc ID 853545.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 12, 2016

Applies to:

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


RMAN uses the sys user to take the backup internally even if take RMAN backup using backup user (other than sys)

$rman target TEST_BKP/TEST_BKP
Recovery Manager: Release - Production on Sat Jul 4 00:09:51 2009
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connected to target database: DB11G (DBID=145127474)

Username in v$session shows sys for RMAN session:

SQL> select sid,username from v$session where UPPER(MODULE) like 'RMAN%';

---------- ------------------------------
115         SYS
130         SYS



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