About the Oracle Database Cloud Backup Module for OCI

The Oracle Database Cloud Backup Module for OCI makes it possible to perform backups and restores with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.

This module is a system backup to tape (SBT) interface that is integrated with Recovery Manager (RMAN). You can use standard RMAN commands to perform backup, restore, recovery, and maintenance operations.

You’ll download the Oracle Database Cloud Backup Module for OCI from Oracle Technology Network (OTN) and install it on your database server. Multiple database versions and operating systems are supported. For more information about the module, see Installing the Oracle Database Cloud Backup Module for OCI.

Installing and using the module requires your Oracle Cloud credentials. After the module is installed, the authentication keys are stored securely in the Oracle wallet and are used to authenticate the module’s interactions with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Object Storage. Backups created using the Oracle Database Cloud Backup Module for OCI are stored in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Object Storage.