RMAN upgrade catalog failed with RMAN-06429

(Doc ID 1464193.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 20, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 20-Dec-2013***

Symptoms

Run RMAN command 'upgrade catalog' to upgrade the RMAN recovery catalog schema from 11.2.0.2 to 11.2.0.3, but experienced the following errors, as shown here.

RMAN-06429: RCVCAT database is not compatible with this version of RMAN

RMAN> upgrade catalog;

RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-06441: cannot upgrade catalog - catalog is already newer than this RMAN

Cause

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