Re: Get data after redologs corruption

Ha!  http://k2tor.com/ has been Oracle-L'd



On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 4:33 AM, Howard Latham <howard.latham@xxxxxxxxx>
wrote:

> We found a tool that reads tablespace datafiles - k2tor - very good!
>
> On 27/03/2008, giantpanda@xxxxxxx <giantpanda@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > please note:
> > This is a recovery test problem, not a current production situation.
> > (Not invented, though. I heard of somebody who actually had it
> > in production. Don't know what they did about it.)
> >
> > A virus scanner ran over the database causing it to crash (shutdown
> > abort) and shredded all the redologs. And all recent backups. The datafiles
> > seem to be intact. As the database was idling, they probably contain all the
> > data, but are, of course, not in a consistent state.
> >
> > Problem: How to get the data.
> >
> > I was able to open the database with
> > _allow_resetlogs_corruption = TRUE in init.ora and
> > recover database until cancel;
> > cancel immediately
> > alter database open resetlogs;
> >
> > It crashes again when trying to do any work. After repeated attempts
> > I could (once) get an export of the test schema for a fresh database,
> > but this was not reliable. With a larger amount of data I guess the
> > export won't work at all.
> >
> > Is there a better way to recover from this situation?
> >
> >
> > Thank you very much for your help.
> >
> > Regards
> > Ingrid Voigt
> > --
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> >
> >
>
>
> --
> Howard A. Latham
>



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