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end-of-file on communication channel
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invalid number
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resource busy and acquire with NOWAIT specified
error occurred at recursive SQL level string
ORACLE initialization or shutdown in progress
archiver error. Connect internal only, until freed
snapshot too old
unable to extend temp segment by string in tablespace
Credential retrieval failed
missing or invalid option
invalid username/password; logon denied
unable to create INITIAL extent for segment
out of process memory when trying to allocate string bytes
shared memory realm does not exist
cannot insert NULL
TNS:unable to connect to destination
remote database not found ora-02019
exception encountered: core dump
inconsistent datatypes
no data found
TNS:operation timed out
PL/SQL: could not find program
existing state of packages has been discarded
maximum number of processes exceeded
error signaled in parallel query server
ORACLE instance terminated. Disconnection forced
TNS:packet writer failure
see ORA-12699
missing right parenthesis
name is already used by an existing object
cannot identify/lock data file
invalid file operation
quoted string not properly terminated

Seeking help with RMAN

William Wagman



I am running Oracle on Solaris 9. I am working on a set of
scripts to automate cloning of my production database to a second
server. The cloning is to give developers a playground. I have gotten
part way through the process. RMAN backup pieces and archived redo logs
are copied nightly to the second server and the restore script runs to a
point and that is where I am stuck, I'm sure do to my lack of
understanding of RMAN. On the second server the script I run to clone
the database is called from a shell script and...

connect target sys/pwd@(protected)
connect auxiliary sys/pwd@(protected)
connect catalog rmanusr/pwd@(protected)
run {
# set until time = "to_date(to_char(sysdate, 'yyyymmdd') || ' 02:00',
set until time "to_date('2007-06-28 00:10:00','YYYY-MM-DD:HH24:MI:SS')";
configure auxname for datafile 1 to
configure auxname for datafile 10 to
duplicate target database to 'pinnstag'
'/u02/oracle/pinnstag/o1_mf_1_zbcl9op4_.log' SIZE 250M,
'/u02/oracle/pinnstag/o1_mf_2_zbclbjcc_.log' SIZE 250M,
'/u02/oracle/pinnstag/o1_mf_3_zbclccfn_.log' SIZE 250M,
'/u02/oracle/pinnstag/o1_mf_4_zbcld65j_.log' SIZE 250M,
'/u02/oracle/pinnstag/o1_mf_5_zbclf0lc_.log' SIZE 250M;

The time in the set until time is some point after the backups are
completed. The log looks like this...

printing stored script: Memory Script
set until time "to_date('2007-06-28
clone database
delete archivelog
executing script: Memory Script

executing command: SET until clause

Starting recover at 2007-06-28:11:43:51
using channel ORA_AUX_DISK_1

starting media recovery

archive log thread 1 sequence 7715 is already on disk as file
archive log thread 1 sequence 7716 is already on disk as file
Oracle Error:
ORA-01547: warning: RECOVER succeeded but OPEN RESETLOGS would get error
ORA-01194: file 4 needs more recovery to be consistent
ORA-01110: data file 4:

RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-03002: failure of Duplicate Db command at 06/28/2007 11:43:52
RMAN-03015: error occurred in stored script Memory Script
RMAN-06053: unable to perform media recovery because of missing log
RMAN-06025: no backup of log thread 1 seq 7717 scn 3110146550330 found
to restore

I can do this...

SQL> recover database using backup controlfile until cancel;
ORA-00279: change 3110146012833 generated at 06/27/2007 22:00:06 needed
thread 1
ORA-00289: suggestion : /u02/ora_bkp/pinnacle/arch0000007715.arc
ORA-00280: change 3110146012833 for thread 1 is in sequence #7715

Specify log: {<RET>=suggested | filename | AUTO | CANCEL}
Media recovery cancelled.
SQL> alter database open resetlogs;

Database altered.

I am puzzled as to what I must do to get this to work without manual
intervention. I'd appreciate any suggestions.


Bill Wagman
Univ. of California at Davis
IET Campus Data Center
(530) 754-6208