Using Active Database Duplication to Create Cross Platform Data Guard Setup (Windows/Linux) (Doc ID 881421.1)

Last updated on JULY 06, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.0.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

This note outlines the required steps to create a physical standby database in Mixed environment using 11g RMAN Active Duplicate.

You can configure cross platform standby database using below Options:

I) Using RMAN Active database duplicate command starting from 11g onwards. Backup-based duplication will only work if we have same file system structure/backup available on sbt device.
II) Take online backup using RMAN/Traditional method & restore it on standby site.
II) Restore the offline backup of database.

Review below MOS document to check RMAN Mixed platform support:

<Note 1079563.1>: RMAN DUPLICATE/RESTORE/RECOVER Mixed Platform Support
<Note  413484.1>: Data Guard Support for Heterogeneous Primary and Standby Systems in Same Data Guard Configuration

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