Despite Available Backups, Restore Fails with RMAN-03002:ORA-01180:Can Not Create Datafile 1 (Doc ID 727655.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 25, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

There are backups available on Rman catalog but restore database fails with:

creating datafile No=1 name=/data/oracle/orcl/datafile/o1_mf_system_3n5w1nky_.dbf
released channel: t1
released channel: t2
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-03002: failure of restore command at 07/04/2008 10:54:29
ORA-01180: can not create datafile 1
ORA-01110: data file 1: '/gpfs/dataprd/ORCL/datafile/o1_mf_system_3n5w1nky_.dbf'

Cause

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