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RMAN Error ORA-19715 (Doc ID 760083.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 13, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 to 10.2.0.1 [Release 10.1 to 10.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

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RMAN backup of datafile or controlfile fails:

 

RMAN> backup as copy current controlfile format 'd:\backup\%T_controlfile_%d_%F;


Starting backup at 07-JAN-09
allocated channel: ORA_DISK_1
channel ORA_DISK_1: sid=121 devtype=DISK
allocated channel: ORA_DISK_2
channel ORA_DISK_2: sid=158 devtype=DISK
channel ORA_DISK_1: starting datafile copy
copying current control file
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-03009: failure of backup command on ORA_DISK_1 channel at 01/07/2009 16:56:37
ORA-19715: invalid format F for generated name
ORA-27302: failure occurred at: slgpn

RMAN> backup datafile 1 format 'd:\datafile1_%F';

Starting backup at 07-JAN-09
using channel ORA_DISK_1
using channel ORA_DISK_2
channel ORA_DISK_1: starting full datafile backupset
channel ORA_DISK_1: specifying datafile(s) in backupset
input datafile fno=00001 name=D:\<path>\SYSTEM01.DBF
channel ORA_DISK_1: starting piece 1 at 07-JAN-09
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-03009: failure of backup command on ORA_DISK_1 channel at 01/07/2009 17:16:36
ORA-19715: invalid format F for generated name
ORA-27302: failure occurred at: slgpn

Cause

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