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Resolving ORA-19566 'exceeded limit of ... corrupt blocks for file ...' during backup (Doc ID 1900424.1)

Last updated on APRIL 16, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

 How to resolve ORA-19566 'exceeded limit of ... corrupt blocks for file ...' during backup

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 Solution 1 - Specify the "SET MAXCORRUPT" clause
 Solution 2 - Repair the Corruption
 Repair the corrupt Block with RMAN Block Media recovery
 Recreate the affected segment
 Repair a corrupt FREE block
 Check for more corruptions
References

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