Oracle default options

Article:HOWTO24305  |  Created: 2010-01-01  |  Updated: 2011-08-30  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO24305
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Oracle default options

You can set options for Oracle backup jobs and the list of servers and authentication credentials.

See Setting application defaults for Oracle.

Table: Oracle default options

Item

Description

Backup Method

Specifies one of the following backup methods:

  • Full - Back up selections.

    This method is the equivalent of the Oracle RMAN Incremental: Level 0 backup. Select this method to perform a full backup of Oracle selections.

  • Differential - Back up changes since last full.

    This method is the equivalent of the Oracle RMAN Cumulative Incremental: Level 1 backup. Select this method to back up all database changes since the last full backup. A full backup is performed of all archived redo logs since log files are never partially backed up.

  • Incremental - Back up changes since last full or incremental.

    This method is the equivalent of the Oracle RMAN Incremental: Level 1 backup. Select this method to back up all database changes since the last full or incremental backup. A full backup is performed of all archived redo logs since log files are never partially backed up.

Delete backed up archive log files

Enables Backup Exec to delete the archived log files automatically after the backup job.

Do not back up archived log files that have already been backed up

Enables Backup Exec to skip any archived log files that have been backed up previously.

Perform the backup offline

Lets you take the database offline before you start the backup job. Backup Exec brings the database online after the backup job is complete.

Modify list

Lets you add, edit, or delete the Oracle computer name and the logon account name to the media server's list of authentication credentials for Oracle servers.

See Setting authentication credentials on the media server for Oracle operations.


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