Oracle DataBase - Application Module - Feature List



This Knowledge Base article explains the protection offered by this particular AM(X). There is a sister article ( 552 ) that lists all the versions of the AM(X) that we have produced so far and the versions of related supported software; there are links from that sister article to (usually brief) articles that explain the unique features of each version.


Oracle Database is a server application that provides relational databases. The AM(X) protects the Oracle Database environment including the services, the configuration information and the database.  Please note it does not protect Oracle applications.


Protected Services

This is a list of all services protected by this AM(X). Please note that where an AM(X) supports multiple vendor versions, some services may not be present in a particular version.

Ø OracleDBConsole<SID>

Ø OracleService<SID>

Ø Oracle<HOME>TNSListener

Ø Oracle<HOME>iSQL*Plus

o <SID> is replaced by the name of the database

o <HOME> is replaced by the Instance name.

All services are monitored. When the AM(X) is installed all protected services will be set to manual unless otherwise stated.

Protected Data

This is a description of the protected data set that was determined at AM(X) install time. Please note that exact filters will be based on the configuration of the application at the moment that the AM(X) was installed.

Ø All registry data

Ø Application files

Ø Log files

Ø The databases

Automatic Filter Discovery

The AM(X) does not provide a filter discovery component.  If new databases are created in order to protect the newly created services, or if t he application is reconfigured in such a way that new locations are specified for files that are currently protected, the AM(X) will need to be reinstalled according to KB 462 .

Unsupported Components or Features

The AM(X) does not protect the following application features or components:

Ø Oracle Applications .

Ø Oracle specific “Raw” or “Automatic Storage Management (ASM)” storage methods (refer to KB article 498 for more details)

Ø Oracle “Clusters”

Ø The “Flash Recovery Area” (refer to KB article 482 for more details)


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