My Oracle Support Banner

ORA-1580 ORA-27040 HOW TO RE-CREATE THE SNAPSHOT CONTROLFILE (Doc ID 438896.1)

Last updated on APRIL 03, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.1 to 10.2.0.4 [Release 9.2 to 10.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

For a new implementation of RMAN, you made mistake in the directory path for the snapshot
controlfile and need to know how to re-create in the correct location.

Attempting to issue
RMAN> CONFIGURE SNAPSHOT CONTROLFILE NAME CLEAR

Then issue, your RMAN command

Note: For databases already registered, this same error will occur while attempting to backup the
current controlfile.

.

Cause

To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!


In this Document
Symptoms
Cause
Solution

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.