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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