I forgot to mention - I'm using the PARMS clause of the ALLOCATE CHANNEL command to set NB_ORA_SERV in my RMAN script. Since this is Oracle 8.0.6, the SEND command doesn't exist. ________________________________ From: Allen, Brandon . . . Even though I set NB_ORA_SERV to the new server name in my script . . . Privileged/Confidential Information may be contained in this message or attachments hereto. Please advise immediately if you or your employer do not consent to Internet email for messages of this kind. Opinions, conclusions and other information in this message that do not relate to the official business of this company shall be understood as neither given nor endorsed by it.