RMAN-06183 When executing Level 1 Incremental backup and using Section Size (Doc ID 1299598.1)

Last updated on APRIL 03, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.0.7 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 03-Apr-2013***

Symptoms

When trying to run an rman incremental level 1 backup and using section size, errors are received:

mrma70p11 /opt/rccl/ora/bin->rman target / nocatalog
Recovery Manager: Release 11.1.0.7.0 - Production on Tue Feb 22 11:10:39 2011
Copyright (c) 1982, 2007, Oracle. All rights reserved.
connected to target database: DWCORET (DBID=3153785040)
using target database control file instead of recovery catalog
RMAN> backup section size 300m incremental level 1 database;

Starting backup at 22-FEB-11
allocated channel: ORA_SBT_TAPE_1
channel ORA_SBT_TAPE_1: SID=279 device type=SBT_TAPE
channel ORA_SBT_TAPE_1: Tivoli Data Protection for Oracle: version 5.2.0.0
allocated channel: ORA_SBT_TAPE_2
channel ORA_SBT_TAPE_2: SID=285 device type=SBT_TAPE
channel ORA_SBT_TAPE_2: Tivoli Data Protection for Oracle: version 5.2.0.0
allocated channel: ORA_SBT_TAPE_3
channel ORA_SBT_TAPE_3: SID=268 device type=SBT_TAPE
channel ORA_SBT_TAPE_3: Tivoli Data Protection for Oracle: version 5.2.0.0
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-03002: failure of backup command at 02/22/2011 11:11:16
RMAN-06183:  datafile or datafile copy +DWCORET_ORADATA/dwcoret/datafile/undo.359.742176923 (file number 3) larger than MAXSETSIZE

Cause

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