RMAN: Load Balancing and Failover not Supported in RAC Environment (Doc ID 200543.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 23, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.0.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Problem Description
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You have setup Transparent Application Failover (TAF) and Load
Balancing for your Real Application Cluster (RAC) environment and
want to use Recovery Manager (RMAN) for database backups.

The RAC environment may also include a separate RAC database for the
RMAN catalog (DBM in our example) in addition to the RAC target database
(WENDY in the example).

You receive the following errors at starting a RMAN session:

 

There are no tracefiles or coredumps available.

 

Cause

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