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12c Release 1 (12.1)

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V$PROXY_COPY_DETAILS contains information about all available control file and datafile proxy copies.

Column Datatype Description
SESSION_KEY NUMBER Session identifier
COPY_KEY NUMBER Copy identifier
FILE# NUMBER Absolute datafile number, or 0 if this is a control file backup
HANDLE VARCHAR2(513) Proxy copy handle identifies the copy for restore
MEDIA VARCHAR2(65) Name of the media on which the copy resides. This value is informational only. It is not needed for restore.
MEDIA_POOL NUMBER Media pool in which the copy resides. This is the same value that was entered in the POOL operand of the Recovery Manager BACKUP command.
TAG VARCHAR2(32) Proxy copy tag
CREATION_CHANGE# NUMBER Datafile creation change number
CREATION_TIME DATE Datafile creation timestamp
CHECKPOINT_CHANGE# NUMBER Checkpoint change number of the datafile when the copy was made
CHECKPOINT_TIME DATE Checkpoint timestamp of the datafile when the copy was made
OUTPUT_BYTES NUMBER Total output bytes written
CONTROLFILE_TYPE VARCHAR2(1) Type of control file:
  • B - Normal control file

  • S - Standby control file

KEEP VARCHAR2(3) Indicates whether this backup set has a retention policy that is different than the value for the configure retention policy (YES) or not (NO)
KEEP_UNTIL DATE If specified, then this is the date after which the backup becomes obsolete. If this column is NULL, then the backup never expires.
KEEP_OPTIONS VARCHAR2(11) Additional retention options for this backup set:
  • LOGS - Indicates a long-term backup made with the LOGS keyword, which is now deprecated

  • BACKUP_LOGS - Indicates that the backup was made in open mode, so archived log backups must be applied to make it consistent

  • NOLOGS - Indicates a consistent backup made when the database was mounted.

  • NULL - Indicates that this backup has no KEEP options and becomes obsolete based on the retention policy

OUTPUT_BYTES_DISPLAY VARCHAR2(4000) Displayable format for output bytes
CON_ID NUMBER The ID of the container to which the data pertains. Possible values include:
  • 0: This value is used for rows containing data that pertain to the entire CDB. This value is also used for rows in non-CDBs.

  • 1: This value is used for rows containing data that pertain to only the root

  • n: Where n is the applicable container ID for the rows containing data