RMAN backup fails with ORA-19962 compression algorithm xxx is not valid with release xxx (Doc ID 2138968.1)

Last updated on MAY 20, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 RMAN backup fails with "ORA-19962: compression algorithm xxx is not valid with release xxx".

For example:

 

Cause

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