Ora-30036 On Undo Tablespace After Upgrade To 10.2.0.4 (Doc ID 856344.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 15, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 15-Dec-2016***

Symptoms

Customer receives ORA-30036 error in undo tablespace during RMAN backup:

starting full resync of recovery catalog
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-03002: failure of show command at 03/28/2009 16:39:27
RMAN-03014: implicit resync of recovery catalog failed
RMAN-03009: failure of full resync command on default channel at 03/28/2009 16:39:27
ORA-30036: unable to extend segment by 8 in undo tablespace 'UNDOTBS1'

Error is not reported in alert log and does not generate trace files.

Customer reports slow growth in undo tablespace memory usage.

Cause

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