ASMCMD Copy to Convert Endianess using RMAN fails in 11g

(Doc ID 1324000.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Hardware - Version to [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


You are attempting to move a database using TTS from Sparc Solaris to Linux
When you copy files thru ASM while moving from one OS endianess to another as follows you receive one or more of the following errors:

ASMCMD> cp aaa_ld01.dbf sys@db1db01.+ASM:+DATA_XD1/XD/

  • ORA-600[1872] 
  • ORA-19762 
  • ORA-12541: TNS:no listener (DBD ERROR: OCIServerAttach)


Attempting TTS between Little and Big Endian databases


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