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RMAN duplicate fails with ORA-1180 (Doc ID 1375543.1)

Last updated on MARCH 14, 2023

Applies to:

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


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persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental and not intended in any manner.

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

Database/Instance Name = ORCL
Directory = /oracle/orcl, /backup/orcl and all subdirectories


Attempting to create a physical standby database on a remote host (without connecting to that host). When RMAN reaches the point of creating the system datafile it aborts.

Recovery Manager: Release - Production on Tue Nov 8 13:39:16 2011

RMAN> connect auxiliary /
connected to auxiliary database: ORCL (not mounted)

3> BACKUP LOCATION '/backup/orcl'
.... removed due to space restrictions
creating datafile file number=1 name=/oracle/orcl/system_01.dbf
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-03002: failure of Duplicate Db command at 11/08/2011 13:40:14
RMAN-05501: aborting duplication of target database
RMAN-03015: error occurred in stored script Memory Script
RMAN-06136: ORACLE error from auxiliary database: ORA-01180: can not create datafile 1
ORA-01110: data file 1: '/oracle/orcl/system_01.dbf'


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