I did the following procedure for back up .
after that how can I restore the database..
SQL> shutdown immediate;
ORACLE instance shut down.
SQL> conn / as sysdba;
Connected to an idle instance.
SQL> startup mount;
ORACLE instance started.
Total System Global Area 574619648 bytes
Fixed Size 1250212 bytes
Variable Size 213912668 bytes
Database Buffers 352321536 bytes
Redo Buffers 7135232 bytes
SQL> alter database archivelog;
SQL> archive log list;
Database log mode Archive Mode
Automatic archival Enabled
Archive destination USE_DB_RECOVERY_FILE_DEST
Oldest online log sequence 5
Next log sequence to archive 7
Current log sequence 7
rman target /
I received finished backup message
"Finished backup at 20-OCT-08"
after that how I can I restore...
what are the steps I have to take??