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: 2010-01-22  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH65844
Article Type
Technical Solution

Product(s)

Environment

Issue



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

Solution



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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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.


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This issue is currently under investigation by Symantec Corporation. Pending the outcome of the investigation, this issue may be resolved by way of a patch or hotfix in current or future revisions of the software. However, this particular issue is not currently scheduled for any release. If you feel this issue has a direct business impact for you and your continued use of the product, please contact your Symantec Sales representative or the Symantec Sales group to discuss these concerns. For information on how to contact Symantec Sales, please see  http://www.symantec.com

Supplemental Materials

SourceETrack
Value1459570
DescriptionRMAN:After backup if on RMAN prompt we issue command 'Crosscheck Backup',pieces are shown expired & restores does not work

SourceError Code
Value0xe0000340
DescriptionThe 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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