RMAN Backup Of Archivelog Files On RAC Fails With RMAN-6059 (Doc ID 298119.1)

Last updated on JULY 17, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.0.1.0 to 10.1.0.2 [Release 9.0.1 to 10.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Customers who are backing up archivelog files with RMAN for a RAC (Real Application Cluster) database, the archivelog files are local to each instance, and the backup fails with the error RMAN-6059.

***Checked for relevance on 17-Jul-2014***



Symptoms

RMAN fails:

RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-03002: failure of backup command at 02/05/2005 13:46:09
RMAN-06059: expected archived log not found, lost of archived log compromises recoverability
ORA-19625: error identifying file /somedirectory/somefilename.ARC
ORA-27037: unable to obtain file status
IBM AIX RISC System/6000 Error: 2: No such file or directory
Additional information: 3

Changes

Possible modification of setting for RMAN "parallelism".

Cause

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