I get it though. :) Thanks, Paula Ted Coyle <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: Use RMAN: Report unrecoverable; Backup Database Not Backed Up; That's pretty simple... if not vague. .. Ted -----Original Message----- From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Stephens, Chris Sent: Wednesday, May 09, 2007 3:52 PM To: paulastankus@xxxxxxxxx; oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: RE: Hybrid database backups This is a very vague question. I'd first start by identifying what processes are in fact running with nologging and ensure that the business users dependant on that data are aware of the consequences. Other than that, there isn't nearly enough information to begin to speculate on an easy/basic backup, restore, recover process. Chris -----Original Message----- From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Paula Stankus Sent: Wednesday, May 09, 2007 2:06 PM To: oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: re: Hybrid database backups I inherited this mess: Have a number of batch processes that I have no documentation for that run with or without the nologging option On the same database we have database objects that are inserted/updated - written to during the day - OLTP What is the easiest, basic method for backup, restore and recovery???? Thanks, Paula ________________________________ Ahhh...imagining that irresistible "new car" smell? Check out new cars at Yahoo! Autos. _ylc=X3oDMTE1YW1jcXJ2BF9TAzk3MTA3MDc2BHNlYwNtYWlsdGFncwRzbGsDbmV3LWNhcnM -> CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This message is intended for the use of the individual or entity to which it is addressed and may contain information that is privileged, confidential and exempt from disclosure under applicable law. If the reader of this message is not the intended recipient or the employee or agent responsible for delivering this message to the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution or copying of this communication is strictly prohibited. If you have received this communication in error, please notify us immediately by email reply. -- http://www.freelists.org/webpage/oracle-l No virus found in this incoming message. Checked by AVG Free Edition. Version: 7.5.467 / Virus Database: 269.6.6/794 - Release Date: 5/8/2007 2:23 PM No virus found in this outgoing message. Checked by AVG Free Edition. Version: 7.5.467 / Virus Database: 269.6.6/794 - Release Date: 5/8/2007 2:23 PM -- http://www.freelists.org/webpage/oracle-l --------------------------------- Sucker-punch spam with award-winning protection. Try the free Yahoo! Mail Beta.