8.79 V$BACKUP

V$BACKUP displays the backup status of all online data files.

Column Datatype Description

FILE#

NUMBER

File identifier

STATUS

VARCHAR2(18)

File status: NOT ACTIVE, ACTIVE (backup in progress), OFFLINE NORMAL, or description of an error.

NOT ACTIVE indicates that the file is not currently in backup mode (that is, an ALTER TABLESPACE ... BEGIN BACKUP or ALTER DATABASE BEGIN BACKUP statement has not been issued), whereas ACTIVE indicates that the file is currently in backup mode.

CHANGE#

NUMBER

System change number when backup started

TIME

DATE

Time the backup started

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