RMAN-06136 ORA-01620: No Public Threads Are Available For Mount

(Doc ID 2325012.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 21, 2017

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

RMAN can fail when running duplicate database with error below

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RMAN-03002: failure of Duplicate Db command at 11/04/2017
RMAN-05501: aborting duplication of target database
RMAN-03015: error occurred in stored script Memory Script
RMAN-06136: ORACLE error from auxiliary database: ORA-01620: no public threads are available for mounting

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All threads in source database are PUBLIC and OPEN. Source database is not RAC.

SQL> select thread#, status, enabled, instance from v$thread;

SQL> /

THREAD# STATUS ENABLED INSTANCE
---------- ------ -------- ----------
1 OPEN PUBLIC ORCL

Changes

 NA

Cause

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