Veritas NetBackup™ for Oracle Administrator's Guide
- NetBackup for Oracle QuickStart
- Installing NetBackup for Oracle
- About linking Oracle RMAN with NetBackup for UNIX
- Linking Oracle RMAN with NetBackup on UNIX platforms
- Oracle policy configuration
- Preparing for NetBackup for Oracle configuration
- Instance management for an Oracle Intelligent Policy
- About Oracle Intelligent Policies (OIP)
- About script- or template-based Oracle policies
- About adding backup selections to an Oracle policy
- About configuring the run-time environment
- About creating templates and shell scripts
- About creating RMAN scripts manually
- Performing backups and restores of Oracle
- About NetBackup for Oracle backups
- About NetBackup for Oracle restores
- Redirecting a restore to a different client
- Using NetBackup for Oracle in a Microsoft Windows cluster environment
- Guided Recovery
- Troubleshooting Guided Recovery
- NetBackup for Oracle with Snapshot Client
- About NetBackup for Oracle with Snapshot Client
- How NetBackup for Oracle with Snapshot Client works
- About configuring Snapshot Client with NetBackup for Oracle
- Restoring NetBackup for Oracle from a snapshot backup
- About NetBackup for Oracle restores of volumes and file systems using snapshot rollback
- About configuring NetBackup for Oracle block-level incremental backups on UNIX
- About Snapshot Client effects
- About Oracle support for Replication Director
- Troubleshooting RMAN backup or restore errors
- Appendix A. Real Application Clusters
- Appendix B. Best practices for protecting Oracle RAC with NetBackup
- Appendix C. Deduplication best practices
- Appendix D. Snapshot Client support of SFRAC
- Appendix E. Script-based block-level incremental (BLI) backups without RMAN on UNIX and Linux systems
- Verifying installation requirements for BLI backups without RMAN
- Creating NetBackup policies for script-based BLI backup
- Creating notify scripts for BLI backups
- Performing backups and restores
- About troubleshooting backup or restore errors
- Appendix F. XML Archiver
- NetBackup for Oracle XML export and XML import
- About XML export templates and shell scripts
- Performing an XML export archive
- Restoring an XML export archive
- About redirecting a restore of an XML export archive to a different client
- Troubleshooting XML export or XML import errors
- Appendix G. Register authorized locations
About NetBackup for Oracle manual backups
You can also run an Automatic Backup schedule manually using the NetBackup Administration Console. For information about performing manual backups of schedules, see the NetBackup Administrator's Guide, Volume I.
You must be the root user to perform all operations using the BLI backup software.
For HP-UX PA-RISC checkpoints to unmount and be cleaned up, create touch file
/usr/openv/netbackup/AIO_READS_MAX that contains the value 1.
To perform a cold (offline) backup, set the environment variable METHOD in the bpstart_notify script on the client to SHUTDOWN_BKUP_RESTART. The bpstart_notify script shuts down the database before the backup begins and the bpend_notify script restarts the database after the backup completes.
To perform a hot (online) backup using Fulldata Storage Checkpoints, make sure the database is running in ARCHIVELOG mode and set the variable METHOD to ALTER_TABLESPACE. The bpstart_notify script changes the tablespaces to online backup mode before the backup begins, and the post_checkpoint_notify script changes the tablespaces back to normal mode after the Fulldata Storage Checkpoints are created.
To perform a Nodata Storage Checkpoint Hot (online) backup, make sure the database is running in ARCHIVELOG mode and set the environment variable METHOD in the bpstart_notify script to NODATA_CKPT_HOT. The bpstart_notify script changes the tablespaces to online backup mode before the backup begins. The bpend_notify script changes the tablespaces back to normal mode after the backup completes.
To perform a quick freeze backup, set the environment variable METHOD in the bpstart_notify script to SHUTDOWN_CKPT_RESTART. The bpstart_notify script shuts down the database and the post_checkpoint_notify script restarts it immediately after the Fulldata Storage Checkpoints are created. Taking VxFS Fulldata Storage Checkpoints is very fast (within a minute), and with the NetBackup queuing delay for scheduling the backup jobs, the database down time is typically only a few minutes.