RMAN backup using Oracle Secure Backup fails with ORA-19511 (sbt__rpc_connect) (Doc ID 396046.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 11, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.2 [Release 9.2 to 11.2]
Oracle Secure Backup - Version 10.1 to 10.3.0.3
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 03-Apr-2013***

Symptoms

RMAN restore using Oracle Secure Backup (OSB) fails with errors:

RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-03002: failure of restore command at 10/20/2006 13:01:09
ORA-19554: error allocating device, device type: SBT_TAPE, device name:
ORA-27023: skgfqsbi: media manager protocol error
ORA-19511: Error received from media manager layer, error text:
sbt__rpc_connect: Internal error - could not connect to obproxyd (Oracle Secure Backup error: 'bad port name specified (OB SBT proxy manager)').

Cause

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