All server initiated backups of Oracle databases on Linux server show as expired when crosscheck command is run using RMAN

Article:TECH65844  |  Created: 2008-01-09  |  Updated: 2014-05-14  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH65844
Article Type
Technical Solution


Issue



All server initiated backups of Oracle databases on Linux server show as expired when crosscheck command is run using RMAN


Error



The above issue occurs on Oracle databases installed on Linux server.

If crosscheck backup command is run for backups performed using Backup Exec, all server initiated backups are returned as expired and restore from any such expired set may fail.

Server initiated restore may fail with one of the following error:

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RMAN-06100: no channel to restore a backup or copy of datafile 4
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OR

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RMAN-06023: no backup or copy of datafile 4 found to restore
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DBA initiated restore may fail with the following error:

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RMAN-03002: failure of restore command at 11/13/2008 10:41:18
RMAN-06026: some targets not found - aborting restore
RMAN-06025: no backup of log thread 1 seq 85 lowscn 3191020 found to restore
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Solution



Workaround:

While configuring Backup Exec Agent for Oracle on Linux server ensure that the Linux server is specified using FQDN under backup selection list.

For information on how to configure the Backup Exec Agent for Oracle on Linux server refer to the document in related documents section.
Solution:
 
This issue has been resolved in Backup Exec 2010.R2 and above.

 


Supplemental Materials

SourceETrack
Value1459570
Description

RMAN:After backup if on RMAN prompt we issue command 'Crosscheck Backup',pieces are shown expired & restores does not work


SourceError Code
Value0xe0000340
Description

The Database script returned an error. Refer to the Database script output section in job logs for more details.



Legacy ID



316192


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