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    alter tablespace temp begin backup;

    Dear all,

    Can't we copy the temp tablespace data file as a hotbackup mode?

    SQL> alter tablespace temp begin backup;
    alter tablespace temp begin backup
    *
    ERROR at line 1:
    ORA-03217: invalid option for alter of TEMPORARY TABLESPACE


    SQL>

    I belive, it was working in oracle8i. Please help me why this is not working..

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    you dont backup temp

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    Thanks Dav.

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    how about undo or rollback tablespaces? do we need to back it up too?
    TEMP and UNDO are the two TS with large runaway size allocation in our
    database.

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    UNDO/ROLLBACK definitely yes.
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    oh my...do we need to shrink the undo to make the file smaller to backup?

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    eh? just backup whatever you have

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