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The left side of this screenshot is Step 1 of 6 in the Add Standby Database process. Near the top of this screenshot is a timeline indicating which step you are at in the process. As you proceed through the Add Standby Database process, the timeline will advance appropriately.

The first step in adding a standby database is to select the type of backup to use for the standby creation. You can either perform a live backup of the primary database or use an existing backup of the primary database. This scenario assumes that you are performing a live backup of the primary database.

The right side of this screenshot provides general information about the standby database creation process. At this time, you have three choices. You can click the Restart Add Standby Database link, or click Cancel, or Next. If you click Restart Add Standby Database, you terminate the current process and begin again at the introductory page of the Add Standby Database wizard. This scenario assumes you are continuing to the next step.