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Problem to find out the detailed steps

Hi,
Within the existing backup procedures (I mean the current documents that are giving details of the backup steps), I can see there're files with the extensions like .rcv, .bat. But I never see the detailed steps which are mentioning the steps to create the .dmp files. where can I find out the steps to generate the .dmp files?
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Geert G

8/22/2022 - Mon
David Johnson, CD

are you referring to windows dmp files (memory dump files)??
Peter Chan

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I do not see the steps (in the relevant document) of the Backup procedure, which is to generate the .dmp files
David Johnson, CD

what document are you referring to ???
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Peter Chan

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The one for our own DB backup procedure.
Geert G

we can't see your own backup procedure

in general .dmp files are create with exp or expdp
Peter Chan

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I know, but I do not see such commands within .bat and .rcv files, which are doing the DB backup.
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Geert G

neither can i
Peter Chan

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where can I find out the details that are generating the .dmp file?
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johnsone

As stated already, they really can come from anywhere.  We don't know your backup procedure.  Everyone's backups are unique.

In addition to other suggestions, they could be from a scheduled job within the database as well.

Personally, I don't like exports as backups.  You cannot roll them forward.
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Geert G

as long as you don't provide details of your backup
we can 't give good advice