ORA-27191 error when performing rman active duplicate (Doc ID 1473214.1)

Last updated on JUNE 17, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 RMAN active duplicate is failing with a tape channel error.  RMAN

....
copying current control file
output file name=/opt/app/dtprod/proddb/product/11.2.0.2/dbs/snapcf_PROD.f tag=TAG20120620T213756 RECID=24 STAMP=786490682
channel ORA_DISK_1: datafile copy complete, elapsed time: 00:00:47
Finished backup at 20-JUN-12
....
Starting restore at 20-JUN-12
....
allocated channel: ORA_AUX_SBT_TAPE_16
channel ORA_AUX_SBT_TAPE_16: SID=24 device type=SBT_TAPE
channel ORA_AUX_SBT_TAPE_16: Veritas NetBackup for Oracle - Release 6.5 (2010042405)
.....
RMAN-03002: failure of Duplicate Db command at 06/20/2012 21:54:43
RMAN-05501: aborting duplication of target database
RMAN-03015: error occurred in stored script Memory Script
ORA-27191: sbtinfo2 returned error
Additional information: 3478

Cause

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