Re: RMAN recovery from tape with automatic channels

I suspect it is an issue with the Veritas MML.

There are other issues with this setup as well.
For instance, ALLOCATE CHANNEL does not work with the PARMS argument.

This is in a lab environment, and NBU will be upgraded to 6.0 later this
week.

A rerun of the test may clear it up.

On 3/20/07, Fuad Arshad <fuadar@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

weird i just tested this . i do have recovery catalog but for purposes of
this discussion i think that should'nt matter
legato  and oracle 9.2.0.8

new RMAN configuration parameters:
CONFIGURE DEFAULT DEVICE TYPE TO 'SBT_TAPE';
new RMAN configuration parameters are successfully stored
starting full resync of recovery catalog
full resync complete
RMAN> run {
2> backup datafile 10;
3> }
Starting backup at 20-MAR-07
allocated channel: ORA_SBT_TAPE_1
channel ORA_SBT_TAPE_1: sid=1073 devtype=SBT_TAPE
channel ORA_SBT_TAPE_1: NMO v4.2.0.0
channel ORA_SBT_TAPE_1: starting full datafile backupset
channel ORA_SBT_TAPE_1: specifying datafile(s) in backupset
**********************
channel ORA_SBT_TAPE_1: starting piece 1 at 20-MAR-07
user interrupt received
Finished backup at 20-MAR-07


----- Original Message ----
From: Jared Still <jkstill@xxxxxxxxx>
To: "Allen, Brandon" <Brandon.Allen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Oracle-L Freelists <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, March 20, 2007 4:33:27 PM
Subject: Re: RMAN recovery from tape with automatic channels

I knew I should have included SHOW ALL

The default device is set to SBT

RMAN configuration parameters are:
CONFIGURE RETENTION POLICY TO RECOVERY WINDOW OF 5 DAYS;
CONFIGURE BACKUP OPTIMIZATION OFF; # default
CONFIGURE DEFAULT DEVICE TYPE TO 'SBT_TAPE';
CONFIGURE CONTROLFILE AUTOBACKUP ON;
CONFIGURE CONTROLFILE AUTOBACKUP FORMAT FOR DEVICE TYPE DISK TO '%F'; #
default
CONFIGURE DEVICE TYPE 'SBT_TAPE' PARALLELISM 2;
CONFIGURE DEVICE TYPE DISK PARALLELISM 1; # default
CONFIGURE DATAFILE BACKUP COPIES FOR DEVICE TYPE DISK TO 1; # default
CONFIGURE ARCHIVELOG BACKUP COPIES FOR DEVICE TYPE DISK TO 1; # default
CONFIGURE CHANNEL DEVICE TYPE 'SBT_TAPE' MAXOPENFILES 8;
CONFIGURE MAXSETSIZE TO UNLIMITED; # default
CONFIGURE SNAPSHOT CONTROLFILE NAME TO
'D:\ORACLE\ORA92\DATABASE\SNCFTL01.ORA'; # default

RMAN>

On 3/20/07, Allen, Brandon < Brandon.Allen@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> Not sure if this has anything to do with it, but is your default device
> type also 'SBT_TAPE'?
>
>
> RMAN> show default device type;
>
> RMAN configuration parameters are:
> CONFIGURE DEFAULT DEVICE TYPE TO 'SBT_TAPE';
>
>
>
> Regards,
> Brandon
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