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Upgrade Of Database From To Caused RMAN Duplication To Error On Spfile (Doc ID 1951266.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2019

Applies to:

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



Source and Target Oracle Databases were upgraded from to
Duplication is accomplished with no connection to target using BACKUP LOCATION Or using Normal rman duplicate process.
The duplication worked fine in before the upgrade.

Now the spfile is missing after the duplication, even though it exists before the duplication starts.

In the alert.log, this displays:


ORA-01565: Unable to open Spfile /u01/app/oracle/product/ The script has been running successfully for over 1 year.


Auxiliary instance was started using pfile.


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