Does VNB support direct storage-to-TLU backup (server free), or we have to You can perform BCV backups using Veritas NetBackup ServerFree Agent Johnsone BCV volumes on a different machine and bring the database up. Is this true. I’ve a question open on this one. Can we mount. Hey! what is bcv backup in oracle? If you take BCV copy it only copies the changed data blocks from the preceding BCV copy, this is another.

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Find the correct EMC snapshot method. Using ‘proxy’ backup method? It would seem that Symantec have not updated the snapshot bafkup guide to be online for easy review. We are not using snapshots for BCV backups and these would be Off host backups on netbackup media servers. This will re-establish the one and only generation and start the mirroring process so the BCVs can be split to create the next backup. All snapshot backup are complex, it require planing and lot of test to ensure you get it right.

As of September 1,the Material is now offered by Micro Focus, a separately owned and bacup company. The volume name s in Backup Selection following the script names must be the source volumes on the source client.

Will the snapshot volumes be presented to the media server for off-host backup? If you specify a single 1 generation, when the backup job is executed the BCVs are split, but Db2 Recovery Expert does not establish another generation because only one generation can exist. Don’t think there is an integration between that and NetBackup. Hi All, I am new to this forum and have started working on netbackup recently.


Note that running profile setup again will destroy the backup represented by this one generation of BCVs, because the BCVs will begin mirroring the current set of IMS source volumes after they are reestablished. The links like the one i posted are usually the online version of the documents my esteemed colleagues referenced above.

I have detailes scripts for the same ,in case you want I can help you with the issue. Have a look at the config diagram and ensure that array snapshot software is installed on the source client and the media server. Important to put Oracle dbs in backup mode before the snapshot is taken on source client. First of all, thanks a lot for your replies. Prior to NBU 7. It has been a long long time since I have had part in setting up BCV for Oracle backuup connection with netbackup, but as I remember the highlevel steps.

How can i guarantee the the filesystem im splitting off will be in a usable bvv and not in the middle of a massive write.

If multiple generations are being maintained, the next generation BCV mirror is then established. You will concentrate on all parts that reference ‘disk array snapshot methods’. But has not been able to locate it unfortunately.

In Clients tab you specify the source client bacoup. So either shutdown database or switch to backup mode and then split the bcvs.

Don’t think there is an integration between that and NetBackup At least there wasn’t when I checked a couple of years ago. Accessing the backup profile list. Is there anyway I can script this myself.

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NetBackup Bc Client 7. It was a great help from your side. Based on this info, I will try to assist. Take the backup out of backup Modes. Internal database backup failure DP 7. GUI doesn’t respond after Device definition modification. Oracle control files cannot. Database is located on an EMC symmetrix. Off-host backup must be selected and media server specified as Alternate Client.


The split BCV device can be used as a point-in-time backup for restore operations.

Creating an EMC BCV backup profile

I’ve used symmtools before to create and split bcv’s but in those cases i unmounted the filesystems so all the buffers were backul. Can you plz suggest me short pointers to keep in mind while configuring all this setup? Hi John We have this implemented acroos the same server, now here is what we do 1.

We are not using Snaphots for BCV backups rather recovery manager will generate the scripts automatically. I will go rthrough bsckup guides. You will have to do error checking at each step to make sure all bcvs are split and mounted before backup starts.

Agent installation, licenses required???? Creating and maintaining System Level Backup profiles. How to configure BCV backups using Netbackup 7. Thanks a lot Marianne. I’ve done this before, but when i do it manually i umount the filesystem before i split it.

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Take baciup as it comes. Where are the Oracle databases in above picture? The opinions expressed above are the personal opinions of the authors, not of Micro Focus. No need to create scripts when Snapshot Client is configured. As in Oracle Recovery Manager rman?