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Rman Catalog Start With Command Does Not Populate The Information In Repository (Doc ID 1394933.1)

Last updated on MARCH 07, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


++ Database version is or greater.

++ An attempt to catalog the controlfile autobackup is done as follows and operations reports as successful.

RMAN> catalog start with '/<path>/';
using target database control file instead of recovery catalog
searching for all files that match the pattern

List of Files Unknown to the Database
File Name:

Do you really want to catalog the above files (enter YES or NO)? YES
cataloging files...
cataloging done

List of Cataloged Files
File Name:

++ Although the catalog operation succeeds, the list backup of controlfile does not report the newly cataloged file.

RMAN> list backup of controlfile;
specification does not match any backup in the repository


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