RDBPROD: Bugcheck dump during online backup (Doc ID 1563538.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Rdb Server on OpenVMS - Version 7.2.5.2 and later
HP OpenVMS Itanium
HP OpenVMS Alpha

Symptoms

When a full online backup of a database is running, it is not allowed to perform DDL statements (such as CREATE INDEX) on the database.

The DDL statement may lead to a bugcheck dump, and RMU/BACKUP will abort. If the RMU/BACKUP is repeated, while no DDL statement is executing, the new RMU/BACKUP will complete.

The bugcheck dump may look like (output from bugcheck summarizer):

The value 4294967295 is equivalent to xFFFFFFFF or -1.

Cause

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