How to restore archive logs to an alternative location when they already reside on disk (Doc ID 399894.1)

Last updated on APRIL 26, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 22-Apr-2013***


Symptoms

When attempting to restore archive logs that are already located on disk using RMAN the following message will be raised:

restore not done; all files readonly, offline, or already restored

Cause

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