Rman Resync in Data Guard fails ORA-00229: Operation Disallowed: Already Hold Snapshot Control Enqueue (Doc ID 1981812.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 27, 2016

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

RMAN resync fails

starting full resync of recovery catalog
ORA-20079: full resync from primary database is not done

doing automatic resync from primary
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-03009: failure of resync command on default channel at 09/26/2014 12:26:52
ORA-00229: operation disallowed: already hold snapshot control file enqueue

This is a Data Guard configuration and rman is being run from the RAC Primary database.

Cause

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