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Backing up directly to another Solaris machine

I need to backup an Oracle database, but there is not enough disk space on the Solaris server on which it resides. Is it possible to write a backup script that backs up the database directly to another Solaris machine?

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Sure. Just point the datafile copies to the other machine. You may find some scripts of help at (Oracle FAQ).

This was first published in March 2004

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