Unable to delete backups in nocatalog mode
(Doc ID 336365.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 25, 2019
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 18.104.22.168 to 10.2.0.1 [Release 9.0.1 to 10.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
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Checked for relevance on 27-Feb-2008
When running delete commands, RMAN is unable to find old or expired backup information when connecting in nocatalog.
Problem does not reproduce when using a catalog.
RMAN> delete expired backup; delete expired copy; delete expired archivelog all; delete archivelog until time 'sysdate-14';
Commands end on:
RMAN-06003: ORACLE error from target database: RMAN-20242: specification does
not match any archive log in the recovery catalog
RMAN retention policy will be applied to the command
RMAN retention policy is set to recovery window of 8 days
allocated channel: ORA_DISK_1
channel ORA_DISK_1: sid=11 devtype=DISK
no obsolete backups found
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