RMAN backup of standby database failing with 1153, ORA-01153: an incompatible media recovery is active (Doc ID 1458614.1)

Last updated on APRIL 19, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.0.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

RMAN backup is failing with 1153 (ORA-01153 / ORA-1153)

 

MRP0: Background Media Recovery terminated with error 1153
  ORA-01153: an incompatible media recovery is active
  Completed: ALTER DATABASE RECOVER MANAGED STANDBY DATABASE THROUGH ALL SWITCHOVER DISCONNECT USING CURRENT LOGFILE
  MRP0: Background Media Recovery terminated with error 1153

 

Cause

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