Oracle Agent Media Parameters

The Oracle media parameters define the storage information for backup jobs including the storage policy, location, and agent.

The following table lists the Oracle media parameters that are used in RMAN backups and restores.

Parameter Usage Description
[sp] [sp]

storage_policy_name

Example:

[sp]
SP1

The name of the storage policy that RMAN backup or restore job uses. You can add this parameter to the media parameters file.
[mediaagent] [mediaagent]

media_agent_name

Example:

[mediaagent]
MA1

This is an optional parameter that you can add to the media parameters file.

The name of the MediaAgent that is used for the backup or restore job.

[library] [library]

library_name

Example:

[library]
LN1

You must specify this parameter when you use the mediaagent parameter.

The name of the library that is used for the backup or restore job.

[drivepool] [drivepool]

drivepool_name

Example:

[drivepool]
DP1

This is an optional parameter that you can add to the media parameters file.

The name of the drive pool in the library that is used for the backup or restore job.

[CvOraSbtParms] [CvOraSbtParam]

parm_file

[CvOraSbtParams]=
d:\sbt_parm_file

The path to the media parameters file. You can specify this file in the allocate channel command.

RMAN command line backups use storage policy and data path specified in the CommCell Oracle database instance by default.

You can override the CommCell Console parameters by specifying media and SBT parameters in the RMAN script.

For more information, see Specifying the Media Parameters for Oracle RMAN Command Line Operations.

Related Topics

SBT Parameters Table

Specifying the Media Parameters for Oracle RMAN Command Line Operations