Deleting Obsolete Backups or Rman Backup Fails With RMAN-20020 : database incarnation not set (Doc ID 1208963.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms


Rman backup or Delete obsolete fails with


RMAN-00571:
RMAN-03015: error occurred in stored script abc
RMAN-03002: failure of delete command at 09/15/2010 04:05:41
RMAN-06004: ORACLE error from recovery catalog database:
RMAN-20020: database incarnation not set



If affects database version >= 10.2.0.4, 11.1.0.7, 11.2.0.1


There are multiple Catalog database schema's in Catalog database (9i, 10g and 11g)

Cause

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