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Example of RMAN shell script

Oracle Database Tips by Donald BurlesonDecember 17, 2015

Question:  I need to automate a script that allows me to sign-on to RMAN via a batch script. I can easily sign-on to SQL*Plus as SYSDBA but I cannot use the same syntax with RMAN.

Answer:  The trick for signing-on to the RMAN command interpreter is to use the following set-up for the environment and commands.  You can use bash, ksh, csh or sh. 

Also see these related RMAN scripts, including RMAN backup scripts from Windows DOS scripts for RMAN automated backups. Here is yet another RMAN script that will monitor the progress of your RMAN script.


. /u01/app/oracle/.profile1

${ORACLE_HOME}/bin/rman <<EOF

connect target sys/syspassword@cricprod_prim

connect auxiliary sys/syspassword@cricprod_logstdby

show all;





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