EM 12c: RMAN Full Clone Database Provisioning in Enterprise Manager 12c Cloud Control Fails with Error: RMAN-04014: startup failed: ORA-01127: database name exceeds size limit of 8 characters (Doc ID 2054944.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 14, 2017

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager for Cloud - Version 12.1.0.4.0 to 12.1.0.4.0 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 12.1.0.4.0 version, Database as a Service



If there is a (perfectly valid) target name for a db instance of lcs12c01_infra-db-01.us.oracle.com and a
profile and template are created from it, then when an RMAN full clone database is provisioned from it,
it will fail during the 'Restore the database from the RMAN backups' with an error:


ERROR
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RMAN>
RMAN> startup nomount pfile='/tmp/1438164544106_887/RMAN-1438164571241/initINFRA23.ora';
2>
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-03002: failure of startup command at 07/29/2015 06:17:45
RMAN-04014: startup failed: ORA-01127: database name 'lcs12c01_infra-db-01' exceeds size limit of 8 characters



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