RE: How does one manually corrupt a database (database file, redo logs and backups)

  • From: "Kevin Closson" <kevinc@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "Oracle-L Freelists" <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 3 Sep 2006 08:27:52 -0700

 >>>> On Solaris:
>>>[...]
>>>
>>>'echo "<somewhat string>" >> oracle_file' will corrupt the 
>>>file, but oracle will detect it only when it tries to 
>>>read/write to that block(s) at the end of the file. Rman, as 
>>>far as I know, will detect it immediately too, except for 
>>>some spacial cases (block change tracking enabled with 
>>>certain type of backup).

I thought so...

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