[Veritas-bu] SOLUTION: Oracle RMAN on NB 3.2 vs 3.4
tallen201 at hotmail.com
Tue Oct 30 10:18:02 CST 2001
The patch for Solaris 2.6 for SUN GigE interface is 106764-07.
>From: "Tim Allen" <tallen201 at hotmail.com>
>To: benr at cuddletech.com, Veritas-bu at mailman.eng.auburn.edu
>Subject: Re: [Veritas-bu] SOLUTION: Oracle RMAN on NB 3.2 vs 3.4
>Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2001 15:15:11 -0400
>I was wondering if you have had any problems since your change?
>I was seeing a similar problem, and even thought it was cause since the one
>class I'd tested with did have max jobs/client set to default 1. I set it
>to 99 and I still have the same problem with db restores. Four tapes will
>be placed in the drives and only one sometimes two will be read the other
>two are never read and the restore eventually dies to no throughput.
>"We ran several tests with a smaller database using various
>combinations and everything worked fine. Combinations included:
>8.0.6 RMAN catalog backing up an 8.0.6 database
>8.1.7 RMAN catalog backing up an 8.0.6 database
>8.1.7 RMAN catalog backing up an 8.1.7 database
>The database that was successful is small and all datafiles were cooked
>file system. The database that is failing is 450gb and datafiles are
>all raw partitions. The latest failure was an 8.1.7 RMAN catalog
>backing up an 8.0.6 database. We've never had a successful restore of
>this database with any of the above combinations.
>Two raw partitions were created on our test database
>(15gb in size for each). I loaded about 500m of data on each tablespace
>within the raw partition and successfully backed up the database.
>The restore, however, hung (behavior we're seeing on the 450gb database
>with raw partitions). The rman catalog is 8.0.6 and the database is also
>Thanks for any help.
>>From: benr at cuddletech.com
>>To: <Veritas-bu at mailman.eng.auburn.edu>
>>Subject: [Veritas-bu] SOLUTION: Oracle RMAN on NB 3.2 vs 3.4
>>Date: Sat, 13 Oct 2001 13:18:14 -0700 (PDT)
>>Well thanx to Guy Speier I've solved the problem. Apparently the default
>>number of jobs per client was lowered in NetBackup 3.4. Even though the
>>system was configured properly the whole time, because jobs per client was
>>set to 1 I couldn't get the needed result of one channel per tape. I
>>changed the setting to 4 (for kicks) and did a test backup and BOOM!
>>Thanx to all who replied.
>>benr at cuddletech.com
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