RMAN Database Duplication Is Failing Due To ORA-15083: failed to communicate with ASMB background process

(Doc ID 1320457.1)

Last updated on MAY 09, 2011

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.2 - Release: 10.2 to 11.2
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

RMAN cannot duplicate a database due to the next errors accessing ASM instance (ORA-15083):


Recovery Manager: Release 10.2.0.4.0 - Production on Wed Apr 27 14:54:34 2011

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connected to target database: DB1 (DBID=758905386)
connected to recovery catalog database
connected to auxiliary database: DB2 (not mounted)

RMAN> run {
2>
3> allocate auxiliary channel c1 type disk ;
4> allocate auxiliary channel c2 type disk ;
5> allocate auxiliary channel c3 type disk ;
6> allocate auxiliary channel c4 type disk ;
7>
8> duplicate target database for standby nofilenamecheck ;
9>
10> switch datafile all ;
11>
12> release channel c1 ;
13> release channel c2 ;
14> release channel c3 ;
15> release channel c4 ;
16> }
17>
allocated channel: c1
channel c1: sid=539 devtype=DISK
allocated channel: c2
channel c2: sid=538 devtype=DISK
allocated channel: c3
channel c3: sid=537 devtype=DISK
allocated channel: c4
channel c4: sid=536 devtype=DISK

Starting Duplicate Db at 27-APR-2011 14:54:38

contents of Memory Script:
{
restore clone standby controlfile;
sql clone 'alter database mount standby database';
}
executing Memory Script

Starting restore at 27-APR-2011 14:54:38

channel c1: restoring control file
released channel: c1
released channel: c2
released channel: c3
released channel: c4
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-03002: failure of Duplicate Db command at 04/27/2011 14:59:43
RMAN-03015: error occurred in stored script Memory Script
ORA-15083: failed to communicate with ASMB background process
ORA-19600: input file is control file (/db/dumps/stby.ctl)
ORA-19601: output file is control file (+DATA)

Cause

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