[Veritas-bu] Backing up ASM
jlightner at water.com
Fri Feb 12 10:17:15 CST 2010
Yes - you need the Oracle plugin for NetBackup. The only supported way
to backup ASM is with Oracle's RMAN. In our environment we create the
NetBackup policy but require the DBAs to configure RMAN. We've been
backing up from ASM for a couple of years now.
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[mailto:veritas-bu-bounces at mailman.eng.auburn.edu] On Behalf Of Heathe
Sent: Friday, February 12, 2010 11:08 AM
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Subject: [Veritas-bu] Backing up ASM
Question - I have some Oracle DBAs that are backing up their database to
something called a flash recovery area using a technology called ASM.
They tell me I can't capture that data via a standard policy because
Oracle is writing to a raw disk device. Is there a plugin for NetBackup
that allows me to backup a raw device? I haven't used the Flash Backup
software, but I've read about it in the release notes and that sounds
like what I'm looking for, but I'm not sure.
Is anyone else backing up flash recovery to tape? Mind sharing with me
how you do it?
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