During Active Duplicate RMAN tries to copy source database spfile from wrong location

(Doc ID 2356049.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 01, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Running active duplicate.

Source database spfile in location: C:\ORACLE\PRODUCT\11.2.0\DBHOME_1\DATABASE\SPFILEORASAND.ORA
Source database is started using this spfile

However, RMAN is trying to read spfile at location +DATA/orasand/spfileorasand.ora as per command generated:

backup as copy reuse targetfile '+DATA/orasand/spfileorasand.ora' auxiliary format 'C:\ORACLE\PRODUCT\11.2.0\DBHOME_1\DATABASE\SPFILEORASBY2.ORA';

Cause

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