Wednesday, November 09, 2011

Create Oracle Backups in Enterprise Manager

If your Oracle database is connected to the Oracle Grid you can easily manage your backups through Enterprise Manager. This allows you to schedule a multitude of backups without going through complex RMAN scripts.

The following screenshots will guide you through the process of scheduling a backup in Enterprise Manager:

Step 1: Click on the Availability tab and select Backup Settings to define your backup policy:

Step 2:  Choose a suitable backup location:

Step 3: Choose your backup retention policy:

Step 4: Go back to the first screen (Availability tab) and this time click on schedule backup. In this screen choose what you want to backup:

Step 5: In this last screen you choose whether you want a full or an incremental backup.

In the next screens you set a date and a time and finally save your backup.
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