RMAN create catalog fails with RMAN-06433: error installing recovery catalog

(Doc ID 2370549.1)

Last updated on MARCH 12, 2018

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

RMAN create catalog fails with error

RMAN> create catalog;

error creating dbms_catowner
ORACLE error from recovery catalog database: ORA-00604: error occurred at recursive SQL level 1
ORA-01502: index 'SYS.I_SOURCE1' or partition of such index is in unusable state

RMAN-06433: error installing recovery catalog
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Cause

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