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Rman-10038: Database Session For Channel D1 Terminated Unexpectedly Rman-10038 (Doc ID 399395.1)

Last updated on APRIL 18, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 and later
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
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On 10.2.0.1 in Production:
When attempting to backup the database with RMAN the following error occurs.

ERROR
Rman-10038: database session for channel d1 terminated unexpectedly rman-10038

STEPS
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. RMAN > run {
allocate channel d1 device type disk maxpiecesize 4G format
'/<path>/$today/db_%U';
backup database;
release channel d1;
}


2. When run the backup terminates after completing the last backup piece with the error stack as below:

c



BUSINESS IMPACT:
Due to this issue, users are at risk due to the backup failing to complete successfully.

Cause

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Symptoms
Cause
Solution
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