Advanced Backup (Backup Archive Logs)

Advanced Backup (Backup Archive Logs)

Use this tab to enable and specify options for backing up archive logs.

Backup Archive Log

Specifies whether archive logs will be backed up. When selected, archive logs are backed up according to the criteria as specified below. 

  • Older than n Days

    Specifies whether to back up archive logs older than the specified number of days. Use the space to enter the number of days.

  • Not older than n Days

    Specifies whether to back up archive logs that are not older than the specified number of days. Use the space to enter the number of days.

  • By Log Time

    Specifies whether to back up the logs based on the time they were created. Use the Start Time and End Time fields to specify the time range when the logs were created, as the criteria for archive logs to be backed up. 

  • By Log Sequence Number

    Specifies whether to back up archive logs according to the specified range of Log Sequence Numbers (LSN). Use the Start LSN and/or End LSN fields to specify the range of LSNs used as the criteria for archive logs to be backed up. 

  • By System Change Number

    Specifies whether to back up archive logs according to the specified range of System Change Numbers (SCN). Use the Start SCN and/or End SCN fields to specify the range of SCNs used as the criteria for archive logs to be backed up.

  • LIKE

    Specifies whether to back up archive logs that match the specified string pattern, or partial string pattern. Use the space to enter the string pattern. Note that when you select this option and leave the field blank, all the archive logs from the selected destinations get backed up. Refer RMAN documentation for information on how to enter a pattern. 

  • ALL

    Specifies to back up one copy of all archive logs, from any destination randomly, regardless of any criteria. 

Select ArchiveLog destinations

Specifies the destination from where the archive logs will be backed up.

When ALL is selected, this option is not available.

The destination provided in this field overrides the destination provided in the Select ArchiveLog Destinations for Backup field within the Subclient Properties (Logs Backup) tab.

  • Add

    Click to select an archive log destination.

  • Delete

    Click to remove an archive log destination from the previously selected list of archive log destinations.

  • Not Backed Up n times

    Select to backup the archive logs that have not been backed up for at least n number of times.