This view lists information about all database incarnations registered in the recovery catalog.
Oracle creates a new incarnation whenever you open a database with the RESETLOGS option. Records about the current and immediately previous incarnation are also contained in the V$DATABASE view.
The primary key for the database. Use this column to join with almost any other catalog view.
Unique identifier for the database.
The primary key for the incarnation.
Globally unique identifier (GUID) of this PDB.
The DB_NAME for the database at the time of the RESETLOGS. The value is UNKNOWN if you have done at least one RESETLOGS before registering the target database with RMAN, because RMAN does not know the DB_NAME before the RESETLOGS.
DB_UNIQUE_NAME of the database that registered this database.
The SCN of the RESETLOGS operation that created this incarnation.
The time stamp of the RESETLOGS operation that created this incarnation.
YES if it is the current incarnation; NO if it is not.
The DBINC_KEY of the previous incarnation for this database. The value is NULL if it is the first incarnation recorded for the database.
The SCN of the RESETLOGS operation that created the parent of this incarnation.
The time stamp of the RESETLOGS operation that created the parent of this incarnation.
CURRENT if this incarnation is the current database incarnation. PARENT if this is a noncurrent incarnation that is a direct ancestor of the current incarnation. ORPHAN if this is a noncurrent incarnation that is not a direct ancestor of the current incarnation.
ID of the container to which the data pertains. 0 represents a non-cdb, 1 represents a CDB, and n indicates the container ID.