Rman.rc_backup_set Backup_type Field Acting Differently From 11.2.0.4 To 12.1.0.2 Databases (Doc ID 2219155.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 05, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

As per Documentation link

https://docs.oracle.com/database/121/RCMRF/rcviews018.htm#RCMRF1934

In RC_BACKUP_SET_DETAILS the Backup_type has the following values set :-

BACKUP_TYPE: The type of the backup:

D (full backup or level 0 incremental),
I (incremental level 1),
L (archived redo log).

This works as expected in 11gr2 and Below version.

However in 12c database  When we take a Level 0 backup the backup type is Shown as I and not D.

Cause

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