RE: rman duplicate to previous version after upgrade

Hello Jared,

Thank you for the answer.
With your help I managed to restore the database to the new server.
Just for the list archive the steps were:

Startup nomount
Connect old catalog and the instance
Restore controlfile to <new location>
Mount
Set newname for all datafile
Restore database
Switch all datafile
Recover until time

Thanks again,
Istvan

-----Original Message-----
From: Jared Still [mailto:jkstill@xxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: 2009. február 1. 2:09
To: Toth, Istvan 5 (GE Money); Oracle-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: rman duplicate to previous version after upgrade

I think all you need to do is a restore of the old database to the new server.

In a nutshell:

Startup nomount new instance
Connec to instance and rman catalog
From RMAN "set dbid ..."
You can get the dbid from the 9i catalog via rc_database

Do a restore

This is from memory ( on my blackberry) so you may want to consult the manual

Jared



On 1/31/09, Toth, Istvan 5 (GE Money) <istvan5.toth@xxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello Jared,
>
>
>
> I registered the upgraded database to the 10g catalog. So the backup
> information is available in the old 9i catalog (we have three separate
> RMAN catalog databases, one for 8i databases, one for 9i databases, one
> for 10g databases, not just different shema in a catalog database)
>
> I tried to start duplicate with the old oracle home (92040) RMAN command
> and with the old catalog, but I can't connect to target because it's
> running now from a different OH (102030) and duplicate doesn't work
> without "connect target"  as far as I Know.
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> From: Jared Still [mailto:jkstill@xxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Friday, January 30, 2009 7:18 PM
> To: Toth, Istvan 5 (GE Money)
> Cc: Oracle-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: rman duplicate to previous version after upgrade
>
>
>
> On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 4:42 AM, Toth, Istvan 5 (GE Money)
> <istvan5.toth@xxxxxx> wrote:
>
>       Hello list,
>
>       A target database has been upgraded to 10.2.0.3 from 9.2.0.4.
>       It is now necessary to restore the database to another host
> taking it back to a point in time BEFORE the upgrade. I'm using an RMAN
> catalog database to store the backup information.
>       Is it possible to do this with RMAN duplicate, or how can I do
> this?
>
>
> How did you handle the upgrade at the RMAN catalog?
>
> Did you register the newly upgraded database into a 10g catalog schema?
>
> Or did you upgrade the catalog that the database was already registered
> in?
>
> If the former, all you need to do is use the older catalog and duplicate
> the database.
>
> If the latter, well, I don't know how to do that.
>
> It will take some testing.
>
> The problem would be that you will be trying to restore a 9i database
> using
> a catalog that has been upgraded to 10g.
>
> My suggestion would be to open an SR with Oracle Support and ask how to
> proceed.
>
> Jared Still
> Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist
>
>

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