RMAN Backup Based Duplicate Fails with RMAN-20207 (Doc ID 2245357.1)

Last updated on MARCH 20, 2017

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

 A RMAN backup based duplicate is being submitted.  The following error stack is returned:

  RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
  RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
  RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
  RMAN-03002: failure of Duplicate Db command at 00/00/000 00:00:00
  RMAN-05501: aborting duplication of target database
  RMAN-06004: ORACLE error from recovery catalog database: RMAN-20207: UNTIL TIME or RECOVERY WINDOW is before RESETLOGS time

  This error is occurring although the "incarnation" keyword is specified with the duplicate command as in:  

duplicate database prod DBID 1234567890 incarnation 2 to newdb until time "to_date('2017/01/01 01:00:00','YYYY/MM/DD HH24:MI:SS')";

 

Cause

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