Yes, you need one “library drive” license and one SSO license per drive.
You need to install these license’s serial numbers to all media servers. And Yes, Enterprise client license give you the ability to install local media server at the oracle system and backup the oracle with RMAN directly to tapes, assuming that you have the database license. setfanos From: veritas-bu-boun...@mailman.eng.auburn.edu [mailto:veritas-bu-boun...@mailman.eng.auburn.edu] On Behalf Of Lightner, Jeff Sent: Wednesday, November 13, 2013 10:53 PM To: 'Auburn. Edu' Subject: Re: [Veritas-bu] Oracle DB server and NetBackup Media Server on same machine for RMAN? Thanks. My experience is I’ve had to install the SSO license on media servers any time I setup the tape library. Are you saying we only have to pay for it once no matter how often it is installed? The machine is standalone with no RAC. Enterprise client is correct. My question isn’t whether I can backup “generally” from an Enterprise client but rather whether I can specifically Enterprise client as the “media server” for RMAN on the same host. That is use the Oracle type backup for a live DB with RMAN rather than a type “standard” backup as we would for a quiesced DB on which we were just backing up the filesystem directly. We do the latter all the time but this would be first time we’re attempting the former. From: veritas-bu-boun...@mailman.eng.auburn.edu [mailto:veritas-bu-boun...@mailman.eng.auburn.edu] On Behalf Of sm...@peppas.gr Sent: Wednesday, November 13, 2013 3:19 PM To: Lightner, Jeff; 'Auburn. Edu' Subject: Re: [Veritas-bu] Oracle DB server and NetBackup Media Server on same machine for RMAN? Hello, You can install and use media server at the server with the oracle database. This is something common. For the licenses you need: Enterprise client (media server option that back up only himself) SSO license (if you will use shared drives). You do not need SSO if you already share the drive(s) with other systems. The SSO license goes with the drive, not the server. Database license for the oracle database. If you already have, its ok. Is the oracle server a standalone server, cluster or RAC ? Please pay attention that if you are using inline copy (two copies at the time of backup), both copies must use the same media server (the oracle server). In order to do that the deduplication hashing will be performed at the oracle server. Stefanos Athena®, Created for the Cause™ Making a Difference in the Fight Against Breast Cancer How and Why I Should Support Bottled Water! Do not relinquish your right to choose bottled water as a healthy alternative to beverages that contain sugar, calories, etc. Your support of bottled water will make a difference! Your signatures count! Go to http://www.bottledwatermatters.org/luv-bottledwater-iframe/dswaters and sign a petition to support your right to always choose bottled water. Help fight federal and state issues, such as bottle deposits (or taxes) and organizations that want to ban the sale of bottled water. Support community curbside recycling programs. Support bottled water as a healthy way to maintain proper hydration. Our goal is 50,000 signatures. Share this petition with your friends and family today! --------------------------------- CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This e-mail may contain privileged or confidential information and is for the sole use of the intended recipient(s). If you are not the intended recipient, any disclosure, copying, distribution, or use of the contents of this information is prohibited and may be unlawful. If you have received this electronic transmission in error, please reply immediately to the sender that you have received the message in error, and delete it. Thank you. ----------------------------------
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