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RMAN-6172 attempting to restore controlfile from a backup (Doc ID 1451544.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 05, 2019

Applies to:

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


When trying to restore a controlfile from an rman backup this error is received:

 RMAN> restore controlfile from '/<path>/cf_current_779810482_uen7ltli_1_1.bkup';

Starting restore at 16-APR-12
allocated channel: ORA_DISK_1
channel ORA_DISK_1: sid=109 devtype=DISK

RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-03002: failure of restore command at 04/16/2012 17:51:26
RMAN-06172: no autobackup found or specified handle is not a valid copy or piece


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