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RMAN-05576 on Duplicate Database command with BACKUP LOCATION (Doc ID 2758018.1)

Last updated on APRIL 17, 2023

Applies to:

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


Backup-Based DUPLICATE DATABASE command via RMAN fails by RMAN-05576 when "BACKUP LOCATION" specifies the directory on Tape Device.

(example of error messages of RMAN DUPLICATE command)
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-03002: failure of Duplicate Db command at <Timestamp>
RMAN-05501: aborting duplication of target database
RMAN-05576: CONTROLFILE backup not found for database <DB_NAME> with DBID <DBID> in <Directory>


DUPLICATE DATABASE command is executed as Backup-Based Duplication without a Target Database and Recovery Catalog Connection.
At this case, "BACKUP LOCATION" is specified in DUPLICATE DATABASE command.


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