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RMAN Restore (also during a recovery) fails: Ora-19863 (Doc ID 1326100.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 29, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


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For the purposes of this document, the following fictitious environment is used as an example to describe the procedure:

Database Name: PROD
Standby Db_unique_name:  STBY
Directory Name: /u01/app/oracle/, /u06/oradata/, /u04/oradata/flash_recovery_area including sub-directories


Restoring a Standby Controlfile from an RMAN Backup is failing with: ORA-19863

The issue is specific to a RESTORE operation but can also occur during a RECOVER.


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