Rman Image copy backup with format '%U' to ASM device failed with ORA-15126 (Doc ID 387678.1)

Last updated on APRIL 22, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.2 to 11.1.0.7 [Release 10.2 to 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 22-Apr-2013***


Symptoms

RMAN image copy backup to ASM disk failed with ORA-15126 when %U option was used in the format

RMAN> CONFIGURE CHANNEL DEVICE TYPE DISK FORMAT '+odsp_recovery_dg/%U';
RMAN> backup as copy datafile 2;

RMAN-03009: failure of backup command on ORA_DISK_2 channel at 08/05/2006 21:25:27
ORA-19504: failed to create file
"+ODSP_RECOVERY_DG/data_d-odsp_i-1139311906_ts-undotbs1_fno-2_3ehq0h66"
ORA-17502: ksfdcre:4 Failed to create file
+ODSP_RECOVERY_DG/data_d-odsp_i-1139311906_ts-undotbs1_fno-2_3ehq0h66
ORA-15126: component within ASM file name
'data_d-odsp_i-1139311906_ts-undotbs1_fno-2_3ehq0h66' exceeds maximum length

Cause

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