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RMAN Backup Fails With Error: ORA-06502 (Doc ID 2523072.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 15, 2019

Applies to:

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


RMAN incremental backup is failing with the error: ORA-06502

The script looks like the following -->

run {
allocate channel oem_disk_backup device type disk;
recover copy of database with tag '<tag>_${ORACLE_SID}' until time 'sysdate - 2';
backup incremental level 1 copies=1 for recover of copy with tag '<tag>_${ORACLE_SID}' database;

It fails when trying to do the command "recover copy ..."

The error can also be reported for Read only PDB$SEED. In case PDB$SEED is involved please contact oracle Support for further assistance



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