|Oracle9i Recovery Manager Reference
Release 2 (9.2)
Part Number A96565-01
RMAN Commands , 49 of 59
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To send a vendor-specific string to one or more channels. Refer to your media management documentation to determine which commands are supported.
Restrictions and Usage Notes
SEND at the RMAN prompt or within the braces of a
- You must use a media manager to use
SEND and only with commands supported by the media manager. The contents of the string are not interpreted by Oracle, but are passed unaltered to the media management subsystem.
Keywords and Parameters
| Syntax Element
Specifies the type of storage device and sends the command to all channels of the specified type.
See Also: "deviceSpecifier"
Specifies which channel to use. If you do not specify
CHANNEL, then RMAN uses all allocated channels. You must specify a case-sensitive channel ID, which is the name of the channel, after the
CHANNEL keyword. Oracle uses the channel ID to report I/O errors.
Specifies a vendor-specific media management command.
See Also: Your media management documentation to determine which commands are supported
Specifies parameters affecting the non-disk device you have allocated. The maximum length of the quoted string is 1000 bytes.
Note: The only command from which the
PARMS option will set environment variables in the server session is
Sending a String to the Media Manager: Example
This example sends vendor-specific commands to a media manager:
RMAN> SEND 'VAR=a82';
sent command to channel: ORA_SBT_TAPE_1
RMAN> BACKUP DATAFILE 2;