Playing with Oracle Enterprise Manager

Quiet Friday’s are a nice treat but something too often squandered. This past Friday I found myself left to my own devices as the rest of the DBA team were working from another location. This left me free to get a few things about running our environment straight in my own mind with the most notable being was how to use CommVault for database backup and recovery beyond simply copying RMAN output to tape.

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Securing RMAN Scripts

The programmatic nature of Oracle’s Recovery Manager tool provides great flexibility but also creates a common problem of insecure scripts being left running on production servers allowing anyone to read critical password details with ease. Continue reading “Securing RMAN Scripts”