RMAN-06183 When executing Level 1 Incremental backup and using Section Size

(Doc ID 1299598.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 02, 2018

Applies to:

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


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 - 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
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
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
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


Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms