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RMAN Backup From Oracle SuperCluster to Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance (Doc ID 1517107.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle SuperCluster T5-8 Half Rack - Version All Versions and later
Sun ZFS Storage 7420 - Version All Versions and later
SPARC SuperCluster T4-4 Half Rack - Version All Versions and later
Sun ZFS Storage 7320 - Version All Versions and later
Oracle ZFS Storage ZS3-BA - Version All Versions and later
All Platforms

Purpose

The purpose of this Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ) document is to help the implementer of an Oracle Recovery Manager(RMAN) backup to the Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance understand how to correctly configure and patch the RMAN, Relational Database Management System(RDBMS), Solaris, and Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance software.

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In this Document
Purpose
Questions and Answers
 Does the information in this FAQ for the general purpose Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance also apply to the Oracle ZFS Backup Appliance?
 What versions of Oracle SuperCluster does this document apply to?
 What is ESBU?
 System Tuning of the SuperCluster
 Where can I find Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance Configuration Documentation for the Oracle SuperCluster?
 Is Oracle Direct NFS (dNFS) required for Oracle SuperCluster 11gR2 or 12c Backup to the Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance?
 What NFS mount options should I use with the Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance and Oracle Direct NFS (dNFS)?
 How many Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance shares should I use for RMAN backups?
 Do I need to mount the Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance shares to every Oracle database node in my Oracle SuperCluster?
 How many RMAN channels should I use with the Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance?
 How should I tune the RMAN channels for backup/restore to the Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance?
 How do I use multiple database nodes to perform a full restore?
 How do I catalog Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance snapshots into RMAN
 What happens if I catalog the snapshot before I perform the merge and how do I recover?
 How do I know if the Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance is saturated?
 Which Oracle SuperCluster InfiniBand(IB) ports should I connect the Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance to?
 Do I need to use the oranfstab file with dNFS and the Sun ZFS Storage Appliance?
 How do I configure multiple IP addresses on a single Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance interface?
 How should I set up the pools on the Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance?
 How do I set up adaptive routing to ensure data goes out the same interface it is requested from?
 How do I set up Active/Active IPMP using the IB interfaces?
 Do I need to update the default IPMP failover settings when using IPMP on Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance and Oracle SuperCluster?
 How do I configure the Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance cluster resources?
 How do I increase the NFS server threads on the Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance from 500 to 1000?
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