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Rman Backup Incremental Level 1 Hang Forever (Doc ID 265917.1)

Last updated on APRIL 03, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.1.7.4 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:

Schema = RMAN

RMAN incremental level 1 backup was hung forever.
RMAN full backup was going on. But it also takes time.
Even one datafile with incremental level 1 backup goes forever.

If backup cancels we get following:

RMAN-06004: ORACLE error from recovery catalog database: ORA-01013: user requested cancel of current operation
ORA-06512: at "RMAN.DBMS_RCVMAN", line 8844
ORA-06512: at line 1
RMAN-06097: text of failing SQL statement: declare first boolean := FALSE ; rcvRec dbms_rcvman . rcvRec_t ; begin if ( :first > 0 ) THEN first := TRUE ; end if ; dbms_rcvman . getIncrementalScn ( first => first , file# => to_number ( NULL ) , create_scn => to_number ( NULL ) , reset_scn => to_number ( NULL ) , reset_time => to_date ( NULL ) , incr_level => :incr_lvl , cumulative => :cumulat , rcvRec => rcvRec ) ; :fno := rcvRec . dfNumber_obj ; :ckpscn := rcvRec . toSCN_act ; :crescn := rcvRec . dfCreationSCN_obj ; :rlgscn := rcvRec . rlgSCN_act ; :r
RMAN-06099: error occurred in source file: krmk.pc, line: 5500

Incremental backup without catalog(with nocatalog option) goes fine.

Changes

 rman catalog not cleaned up.

Cause

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