Unable to resync due to ORA-29275: partial multibyte character (Doc ID 394166.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 11, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 12-Dec-2014***


Symptoms

Unable to resync the catalog and continue taking the backups due the following error :

RMAN> resync catalog;

starting full resync of recovery catalog
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-03002: failure of allocate command at 09/04/2006 17:59:06
RMAN-03014: implicit resync of recovery catalog failed
RMAN-03009: failure of full resync command on default channel at 09/04/2006 17:59:06
ORA-29275: partial multibyte character

Cause

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