Verifying Database Blocks with BR*Tools

Use

You can use BR*Tools for Oracle to perform a database block verification.

Prerequisites

·        Make sure you have set the necessary BRBACKUP parameters in the initialization profile init<DBSID>.sap, because BRTOOLS uses these when it calls BRBACKUP.

Procedure

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       1.      Start BRGUI or BRTOOLS.

       2.      Choose Database check and verification ® Verification of database blocks.

       3.      Set the required options:

Menu Entry

Equivalent BRBACKUP

Command Option

BRBACKUP profile (profile)

-p|-profile

Database user/password (user)

-u|-user

Backup type (type)

-t|-type

Files for verification (mode)

-m|-mode

Confirmation mode (confirm)

-c|-confirm

Query mode (query)

-q|-query

Parallel execution (execute)

-e|-execute

Extended output (output)

-o|-output

Message language (language)

-l|-language

BRBACKUP command line (command)

This shows you the BRBACKUP -w only_dbv command that is to be executed using the current settings.

       4.      To start processing with the selected options, choose Continue.

       5.      Check the results in the BRBACKUP logs.

Ў        The summary log backup<DBSID>.log displays the return code.

Ў        The detail log  b<encoded timestamp>.dbv displays the progress.

For more information on how to view the logs with BR*Tools, see Showing Logs with BR*Tools.