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This guide is intended for system administrators and database administrators who install the Oracle Secure Backup software. These administrators might also perform backup and restore operations. To use this document, you must be familiar with the operating system environment on which you plan to use Oracle Secure Backup. To perform Oracle database backup and restore operations, you should also be familiar with Recovery Manager concepts.

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Related Documents

For more information about backing up and restoring file systems with Oracle Secure Backup, see the following Oracle resources:

For more information about database backup and recovery, including the Recovery Manager (RMAN) utility, see the following Oracle resources:

  • Oracle Database Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide

    This book provides an overview of backup and recovery and discusses backup and recovery strategies. It provides instructions for basic backup and recovery of your database using Recovery Manager (RMAN).

The Oracle Secure Backup product site is located at the following URL:

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