RMAN: RESYNC CATALOG on PHYSICAL STANDBY database failing RMAN-20999: internal error (Doc ID 2240323.1)

Last updated on MARCH 09, 2017

Applies to:

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

Symptoms


RESYNC on the PHYSICAL STANDBY fails with error

RMAN-01005: starting partial resync of recovery catalog
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-03009: failure of resync command on default channel at 02/21/2017 14:10:36
RMAN-20999: internal error


The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

RMAN> resync catalog;

Changes

The backups has been always taken on PRIMARY Database
This is the first backup on STANDBY.

Cause

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