RMAN Duplicate Fails with ORA-19563: Header Validation Failed For File (Doc ID 2215068.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 13, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Duplicate database is failing with the following error during the "switch clone datafile all" :

RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-03002: failure of Duplicate Db command at 11/03/2016 11:08:31
RMAN-05501: aborting duplication of target database
RMAN-03015: error occurred in stored script Memory Script
RMAN-06136: ORACLE error from auxiliary database: ORA-19563: header validation failed for file

Cause

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