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Encountered RMAN-03002 and RMAN-06091 when Deleting Obsolete Backups (Doc ID 567555.1)

Last updated on MAY 13, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 9.2 to 19]
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to delete obsolete backups from RMAN using the following command:

RMAN> delete obsolete;

the following error occurs:

RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-03002: failure of delete command at 05/07/2008 22:04:21
RMAN-06091: no channel allocated for maintenance (of an appropriate type)



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