Unable to Restore Controlfile From RMAN Autobackup. (Doc ID 881082.1)

Last updated on APRIL 24, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.3 to 10.2.0.3 [Release 10.2]
IBM z/OS on System z
IBM z/OS (OS/390)



Symptoms

Running RMAN restore controlfile from auto backup on z/OS results in an error if no recovery catalog is used:

RMAN-06172: no autobackup found or specified handle is not a valid copy or
piece

The following error may also be observed:

ORA-04101: OS/390 implementation layer error
ORA-04101, FUNC=MIRFNN , ERRORID=1092

The ORA-4101 error may also occur, if the restore controfile command specifies a backup piece, rather than specifying auto backup.

 

Changes

Attempting to restore a control file when no recovery catalog is available.

Cause

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