Still celebrating National IT Professionals Day with 3 months of free Premium Membership. Use Code ITDAY17

x
?
Solved

Can RMAN 9.2.0.8 backup target database 10.2.0.4?

Posted on 2008-10-17
4
Medium Priority
?
443 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-19
Good day Experts

We are in the process of upgrading our databases from 9.2.0.8 to 10.2.0.4.  We are planning to upgrde all our databases first, and then upgrade RMAN catalog last.  

Can RMAN executable schema, version, and catalog are in 9.2.0.8.backup target database 10.2.0.4?  If so, is there any drawback and/or restriction doing this way?

Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:E_Mak
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
4 Comments
 
LVL 29

Expert Comment

by:MikeOM_DBA
ID: 22740279

NO, but you can backup with nocatalog option and then register the backup when you upgrade the rman catalog.


0
 
LVL 29

Expert Comment

by:MikeOM_DBA
ID: 22740353

PS: upgrade catalog FIRST, then databases.

10.2 catalog is backward compatible.
0
 

Author Comment

by:E_Mak
ID: 22740449
Mike, thanks for the information.  What will be the implication if not upgrading the catalog?  The reason why I am asking that is because when I went through the Oracle RMAN compatibility matrix from Oracle documentation(DOC ID 73431.1 and Oracle 10gR2 Backup and Recovery reference), it stated that it is compatible to backup target DB 10.2.0.4 with RMAN 9.2.0.8 schema, executable, and database.  
0
 
LVL 29

Accepted Solution

by:
MikeOM_DBA earned 750 total points
ID: 22741499

Yes, according to that document you can backup a 10.2 db using the rman >=9.0.1 executable into an >= 9.0.1 catalog!!!

Try it out!

My preference would be to upgrade the catalog first.


0

Featured Post

Free Backup Tool for VMware and Hyper-V

Restore full virtual machine or individual guest files from 19 common file systems directly from the backup file. Schedule VM backups with PowerShell scripts. Set desired time, lean back and let the script to notify you via email upon completion.  

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Cursors in Oracle: A cursor is used to process individual rows returned by database system for a query. In oracle every SQL statement executed by the oracle server has a private area. This area contains information about the SQL statement and the…
Background In several of the companies I have worked for, I noticed that corporate reporting is off loaded from the production database and done mainly on a clone database which needs to be kept up to date daily by various means, be it a logical…
This video shows how to copy a database user from one database to another user DBMS_METADATA.  It also shows how to copy a user's permissions and discusses password hash differences between Oracle 10g and 11g.
This video shows syntax for various backup options while discussing how the different basic backup types work.  It explains how to take full backups, incremental level 0 backups, incremental level 1 backups in both differential and cumulative mode a…

688 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question