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Status Not under consideration
Workspace Db2
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 21, 2017

Recover should better support offline backups

Recover should better support offline backups.
Using a log archive mode database it is possible to restore an offline backup using recover.
It is necessary to specify the 'End Time' of the offline backup, otherwise recover would choose an older backup and process a number of log files.
This is unnecessary, because the state of an offline backup is exactly the same in this interval: <= Timestamp <= .
If a database with circular logging is used recover returns error SQL1260N Database is not configured for roll-forward recovery on node(s) "0".
This error message does not make sens if the intention is to just recover the offline backup.