Installing and Configuring Oracle Secure Backup


  • Client: Ariosh
  • Industry: Oil and Gas – Services
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The Problem

Ariosh is a major indigenous EPCI services provider in the area of Subsea oil & gas development, offshore and onshore infrastructure. As part of its Network infrastructure upgrade, required to deploy a secure backup solution specifically from oracle to support data rates of up to 10GgE 268MB/per sec.

The following hardware was procured from oracle:

  • Sun Oracle X4170 M2 (MEDIA SERVER)
  • Oracle Storage Tek SL150 with HP LTO5
  • Oracle's Sun Network 10GbE Switch

The Solution

Installing and Configuring Oracle Secure Backup

  • Preparation of Media Server (X4170 M2)
  • Installation of Operating System (Red Hat Linux 6.4 version)on the Media Server
  • Configuration of Network
  • Configuring Oracle Secure Backup
  • Defining and Preauthorizing a new OSB User
  • Preparing the Database for Backups
  • Creating a new Media Family
  • Creating a Database Storage Selector

The Benefits

After successful installing the Secure Backup Administrative / Media Server Tape Drive Interface, a sustained Backup Rate per Drive LTO-5* 10GgE 268MB/per sec