Duplicate database creates auxiliary spfile instead of using pfile (Doc ID 1324522.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 11.2.0.1.0 and later   [Release: 11.2 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Auxiliary instance is started with a pfile, then a 'DUPLICATE DATABASE' command issued in RMAN.
The duplicate operation is generating an spfile for the auxiliary instance and using this instead of the pfile originally specified.

Cause

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