The raccli utility is provided on Oracle Database Cloud Service deployments that use Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) to perform a variety of life-cycle and administration operations.

Using the raccli utility, you can perform operations like:

  • Backing up the database
  • Recovering the database from a backup
  • Changing configuration of automatic backups
  • Patching the Oracle Database, Grid Infrastructure and cloud tooling software
  • Changing the configuration of security features
  • Tracking the progress and completion of long-running operations performed as asynchronous jobs

To use the raccli utility:

  1. Connect as the opc user to a compute node associated with the Database Cloud Service deployment.
  2. Run the raccli utility using a command of the form:
  3. When you are finished using the raccli utility, disconnect from the compute node:

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