Encountered RMAN-03002 and RMAN-06091 when Deleting Obsolete Backups

(Doc ID 567555.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 28, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 9.2 to 11.2]
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)



Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

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

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms