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RMAN Restore on Windows Fails with ORA-19608 ORA-19837 (Doc ID 2161506.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 15, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 9.2 to 12.1]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)


A shared or mapped drive is being used between two hosts. The source host is the functional database from where the backup was taken. The destination host is where the restore is taking place, failing, and the instance is mounted.

The restore and validate commands fail with the same error, ORA-19608 / ORA-19837, when issued on the destination instance:


The alert log may also report many backuppiece corruption messages.


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