RMAN DUPLICATE without TARGET fails with RMAN-03002 / RMAN-06171 (Doc ID 1428544.1)

Last updated on MARCH 03, 2012

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 11.2.0.1 and later   [Release: 11.2 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

RMAN DUPLICATE without TARGET fails with RMAN-03002 / RMAN-06171 :


$ rman auxiliary /

Recovery Manager: Release 11.2.0.1.0 - Production on Sat Mar 3 03:11:38 2012

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connected to auxiliary database: UAT (not mounted)

RMAN> run
2> {
3> allocate channel c1 device type disk;
4> allocate channel c2 device type disk;
5> allocate channel c3 device type disk;
6> allocate channel c4 device type disk;
7> allocate channel c5 device type disk;
8> allocate channel c6 device type disk;
9> allocate channel c7 device type disk;
10> allocate channel c8 device type disk;
11> DUPLICATE DATABASE TO 'UAT' BACKUP LOCATION '/rman/backup/';
12> release channel t1;
13> release channel t2;
14> release channel t3;
15> release channel t4;
16> release channel t5;
17> release channel t6;
18> release channel t7;
19> release channel t8;
20> }

RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-03002: failure of allocate command at 03/03/2012 03:11:49
RMAN-06171: not connected to target database


Cause

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