Unable to Restore Controlfile From RMAN Autobackup.

(Doc ID 881082.1)

Last updated on APRIL 24, 2017

Applies to:

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


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

The following error may also be observed:

ORA-04101: OS/390 implementation layer error

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



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


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