Backup Fails with sbtbackup: A file named '...' already exists in Oracle Secure Backup catalog. Please choose a different name.

(Doc ID 1529100.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 06, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.4 to 11.2.0.2.0 [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

RMAN fails with:

RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-03009: failure of backup command on c2 channel at 02/04/2013 02:04:24
ORA-19506: failed to create sequential file, name="thnu9fpd_1_s", parms=""
ORA-27028: skgfqcre: sbtbackup returned error
ORA-19511: Error received from media manager layer, error text:
 sbtbackup: A file named 'thnu9fpd_1_s' already exists in Oracle Secure Backup catalog. Please choose a different name.
ORA-19600: input file is backup piece (/ebsprdbkp/rman_backup/backup/ORCL/01012013/data_2993_ORCL_01_thnu9fpd_1_1.dbf)

Cause

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