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

Last updated on APRIL 03, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
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Performing duplicate database copy to another server using:
duplicate database to <newdbname> backup location '/<path>/'

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


Error validating file dummy (30) in piece 
/<path>/<backuppiece_name.bkp: missing header




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