RE: Hot Backup Theory Revisited:

  • From: "Hand, Michael T" <HANDM@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "'oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'" <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 25 Jun 2004 11:27:46 -0400

Under normal circumstances yes, but the control file has to be a "alter
database backup controlfile . . .", not a OS copy.


-----Original Message-----
From: Guang Mei [mailto:gmei@xxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Friday, June 25, 2004 11:17 AM
To: oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: RE: Hot Backup Theory Revisited:

I am trying to understand:

Is it true that if the copy of control file (just an OS copy) is done AFTER


then no earlier (than the log switch) archive log is needed?  We still need
the archive logs generated during tablespace backup process.


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