Restore Controlfile from SBT Tape Fails RMAN-6172 (Doc ID 1314134.1)

Last updated on APRIL 19, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.0.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 20-July-2015***

Symptoms

Restore of controlfile from SBT tape to new host.
Media Manager configuration is set to restore to new host.
The Media Manager lists the controlfile backuppiece as available in the media manager repository.
RMAN restore fails:

RMAN> restore controlfile from '' ;

...
RMAN-06172: no AUTOBACKUP found or specified handle is not a valid copy or piece

Cause

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