Oracle FAQ Your Portal to the Oracle Knowledge Grid

Home -> Community -> Mailing Lists -> Oracle-L -> Re: Enterprise Manager/RMAN Issues

Re: Enterprise Manager/RMAN Issues

From: Wolfgang Breitling <>
Date: Mon, 25 Jul 2005 17:53:59 -0600
Message-Id: <>

The rman catalog must be on a database that is of equal or higher version than the database(s) you want to register. So your catalog must be on version 10.2. in order to register a 10.2 database.

At 02:41 PM 7/25/2005, Weiss, Rick wrote:
>I am having problems setting up the recovery catalog for RMAN
>backups in my environment. I have the following existing
>environment, DEV, TEST and PROD on on separate SLES-9
>servers currently being backed up and maintained using OEM 9.2(Java
>Client) on a different server with its OEM Repository on a
>database. - Everything there works great. I have all the recovery
>catalogs on the OEM repository database and back it up last level 0
>every night with its recovery catalog on the production database.
>Now, I am trying to add a DEV database and OEM Grid Control
>v10.1.0.3 to the mix. I need to begin backing up this database and
>have not been able to get past the point of registering the 10.2
>database on a recovery catalog. I have tried creating all the
>combinations of recovery catalog using RMAN line mode in my
>environment (9.0.1 from the EMGC oracle home, 9.2.0 from the other
>repository, 10.1.0 from an obsolete database install on my test
>server and 10.2 from my development server), every time in EMGC (web
>client) when I try to register the database (DEV 10.2) in the
>installed recovery catalog, I get an error that states:
>Incorrect Recovery Catalog Information
>Recovery catalog scheme version is not compatible with
>this version of RMAN (or whatever version I installed)
>I have RTFM'ed as much as I could find and still am baffled, is
>there something (probably real simple) that I have missed in this
>mess. I haven't tried backing this database up using the 9i OEM,
>because the same thing failed when I tested it on a
>database, so I think I am tied to the Grid Control backup process.
>Rick Weiss
>Oracle Database Administrator
>Montana Department of Labor & Industry
>Centralized Services Division
>Technical Services Bureau
>1327 Lockey
>P.O. Box 1728
>Helena, Montana 59624-1728
>(406) 444-9628


Wolfgang Breitling
Centrex Consulting Corporation


Received on Mon Jul 25 2005 - 18:54:49 CDT

Original text of this message