RE: Symantec Backup exec usage

  • From: "Storey, Robert \(DCSO\)" <RStorey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "Marcin Przepiorowski" <pioro1@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 1 Mar 2010 07:13:43 -0600


Going to be testing this out in the next day or so.

-----Original Message-----
From: Marcin Przepiorowski [mailto:pioro1@xxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Sunday, February 28, 2010 3:44 PM
To: Storey, Robert (DCSO)
Cc: oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: Symantec Backup exec usage

On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 3:46 PM, Storey, Robert (DCSO)
<RStorey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Is anyone out there using Symantecs Backup Exec software to do the RMAN
> backups/restores of your system?  If so, I have some questions.
> I'm in discussion with Symantec about a restoration.  They are telling me
> that when I initate the restore from the rman console, that  "a Backup Exec
> job will be created".  When I explain to them that I am not doing this
> through BUE, but sitting at a separate console and running RMAN outside of
> BUE, they are still telling me that a BEU DBA-Initated job will be run.
> They can't tell me as yet how that is done, since I initated nothing to BUE.


RMAN has a repository in control file about backup set location.
In case of restoring from SBT_TAPE RMAN will use interface to BUE Oracle agent.
This agent will talk to BUE client which existing on your DB server
and than restore request will be send to BUE server and restoring job
should start.

You can always use client command to initiate restoring process.

Marcin Przepiorowski

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