After RMAN CATALOG command alert log shows: Error Validating File Dummy (n) In Piece xxx Missing Header (Doc ID 1612387.1)

Last updated on MARCH 06, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Performing duplicate database copy to another server using:
duplicate database to primedev backup location '/dba/orabackups/oraclebackups/rman/01042014'

The duplicate finished successfully but when checked in the alert log, saw multiple errors like below


Error validating file dummy (30) in piece 
/dba/orabackups/oraclebackups/rman/01042014/o1_mf_nnndf_RZY_61yz8o6p_.bkp: missing header

Cause

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