Upgrade Of Database From 11.2.0.1 To 11.2.0.4 Caused RMAN Duplication To Error On Spfile (Doc ID 1951266.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 16, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

 

Source and Target Oracle Databases were upgraded from 11.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.4.
Duplication is accomplished with no connection to target using BACKUP LOCATION Or using Normal rman duplicate process.
The duplication worked fine in 11.2.0.1 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/11.2.0.4/dbs/spfileeocgisp2.ora. The script has been running successfully for over 1 year.

 

Auxiliary instance was started using pfile.

Solution

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