Creating a PDB Remote Clone from 12.1.0.2 to 12.2 Fails With ORA-17630

(Doc ID 2090019.1)

Last updated on APRIL 11, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Creating a PDB remote clone from 12.1.0.2 to 12.2 fails with:

SQL> create pluggable database MYDB from MYSEED@CDBMYSEED
file_name_convert=('/CDB12R1/','/CDB12R2/');
create pluggable database MYDB from MYSEED@CDBMYSEED
file_name_convert=('/CDB12R1/','/CDB12R2/')
  *
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-17628: Oracle error 17630 returned by remote Oracle server
ORA-17630: Mismatch in the remote file protocol version client server

 
The error is shown in the alert.log file and in the generated trace file as follow:

alert.log

...
create pluggable database MYPDB from MYSEED@CDB12R1 file_name_convert=('/MYSEED/','/MYPDB/')
2015-12-11T17:48:30.353070+01:00
Errors in file /u01/app/oracle/diag/rdbms/cdb/CDB/trace/CDB_ora_4268_remote.trc:
ORA-17628: Oracle error 17630 returned by remote Oracle server
ORA-17630: Mismatch in the remote file protocol version client  server
...
/u01/app/oracle/diag/rdbms/cdb/CDB/trace/CDB_ora_4268_remote.trc

...
*** 2015-12-11T17:48:30.352800+01:00 (CDB$ROOT(1))
ORA-17628: Oracle error 17630 returned by remote Oracle server
ORA-17630: Mismatch in the remote file protocol version client  server
EXEC #0x7f34ee563838:c=76000,e=2344936,p=11,cr=279,cu=13,mis=0,r=0,dep=0,og=1,plh=0,tim=254798627784
ERROR #0x7f34ee563838:err=17628 tim=254798627869
LOBTMPCREATE: type=TEMPORARY LOB,bytes=1,c=0,e=41,p=0,cr=0,cu=0,tim=254798628632
LOBWRITE: type=TEMPORARY LOB,bytes=93,c=0,e=111,p=0,cr=0,cu=7,tim=254798628845
...

 

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Cause

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