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ORA-19870, ORA-19599 while RESTORING COMPRESSED BACKUP OF DUMPFILE (Doc ID 2620719.1)

Last updated on MAY 27, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

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For the purposes of this document, the following fictitious environment is used as an example to describe the procedure: 
Database Name:  DB122C 
Instance Name:  DB122CP 
Tablespace Name:  TESTTBS 
Path and all it's sub-directories:  /export/home/oracle/orabase

During cross platform transportable tablespace from AIX to Linux using the steps described in this Doc ID - 
12c How Perform Cross-Platform Database Transport to different Endian Platform with RMAN Backup Sets (Doc ID 2013271.1)
returns the following error at step #6
  
 RMAN-571: ===========================================================
 RMAN-569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
 RMAN-571: ===========================================================
 RMAN-3002: failure of restore command at 08/06/2019 14:26:35
 ORA-19870: error while restoring backup piece 
 /oradba/app/oracle/acfsmounts/global/global/backup/XXXX/TS_BAAN_675_metadata.dmp
 ORA-19599: block number 257 is corrupt in backup piece 
 /oradba/app/oracle/acfsmounts/global/global/backup/XXXX/TS_BAAN_675_metadata.dmp
  
The error happens only when using the compression option during backup which may be necessary for very large databases.

ALERT LOG: 
=========
 <SID>:Compressed piece hard block mismatch, expected 1, got 4 (257) for file 0
 <SID>:Corrupt block 257 found during reading backup piece, 
 file=/oradba/app/oracle/acfsmounts/global/global/backup/XXXX/TS_BAAN_675_metadata.dmp, corr_type=4

Cause

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