Updating Veeam Plug-in for Oracle RMAN

Periodically, Veeam releases a new version of Veeam Backup & Replication that contains new features and bug fixes. The release package also contains a new version of Veeam Plug-ins.

If you want to update Veeam Plug-in, note that Veeam Backup & Replication must be the same or newer that the version of Veeam Plug-in. If you want to use the latest functionality, you must update both Veeam Backup & Replication and Veeam Plug-in to the latest version.

Updating Plug-in on Linux

To update Veeam Plug-in for Oracle RMAN on a Linux machine, do the following:

  1. Upload the VeeamPluginforOracleRMAN-X.X.X.XXXX.x86_64.rpm package to the Oracle server. If you need the 32-bit version, choose the i386 package.
  2. To update Veeam Plug-in, run the following command. Note that the operation requires root privileges.

rpm -U VeeamPluginforOracleRMAN-X.X.X.XXXX.x86_64.rpm

Updating Plug-in on Oracle Solaris

To update Veeam Plug-in for Oracle RMAN on an Oracle Solaris machine, do the following:

  1. Upload the VeeamPluginforOracleRMAN-X.X.X.XXXX.SPARC.pkg package to the Oracle server. If you need the 32-bit version, choose the i386 package.
  1. Make sure the pkgadd administration file (admin_file) contains the following entry: "instance=overwrite". For details, see the Avoiding User Interaction When Adding Packages section of the Oracle Solaris Administration Guide.
  1. To update Veeam Plug-in, run the following command:

pkgadd -a admin_file -d /tmp/VeeamPluginforOracleRMAN-X.X.X.XXXX.SPARC.pkg

Updating Plug-in on Windows

To update Veeam Plug-in for Oracle RMAN on a Windows machine, download the VeeamPluginforOracleRMAN.exe file of the new version and launch it. The old version will be replaced with the new version automatically.

You can update Veeam Plug-in for Oracle RMAN to a newer version in the unattended mode using the same command that is used for unattended installation. For details, see Installing Veeam Plug-in on Windows Machine in Unattended Mode.

Updating Plug-in on IBM AIX

To update Veeam Plug-in for Oracle RMAN on an IBM AIX machine, do the following:

  1. Upload the VeeamPluginforOracleRMAN-X.X.X.XXX-1.aix6.1.ppc.rpm package to the Oracle server.
  1. To update Veeam Plug-in, run the following command. Note that the operation requires root privileges.

rpm -U VeeamPluginforOracleRMAN-X.X.X.XXX-1.aix6.1.ppc.rpm

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