RE: Strange RMAN issue
Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2009 17:43:23 -0000
As part of the wrapper scripts we use a .ini file and that was pointing to one of the other TEST DBs'
From: Robertson Lee - lerobe
Sent: 10 March 2009 17:41
Subject: Strange RMAN issue
Running 10.2.0.3 AIX 6
Just switched my test DB into ARCHIVELOG mode and when I attempted to backup the db to tape via rman it is complaining as follows.
RMAN-00571: =========================================================== RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS =============== RMAN-00571: ===========================================================RMAN-03009: failure of backup command on c2 channel at 03/10/2009 13:38:13
ORA-19602: cannot backup or copy active file in NOARCHIVELOG mode
However, a quick command in sqlplus shows the following....
SQL> archive log list;
Database log mode Archive Mode Automatic archival Enabled Archive destination /u01/backup Oldest online log sequence 121 Next log sequence to archive 123 Current log sequence 123
SQL> select log_mode from v$database;
ARCHIVELOG I am confused as I have done this numerous times on other DB's and never seen this behaviour ?? Also, I have log switched a few times and my archive logs are being written to the arch area as expected.
Any ideas would be appreciated as I cannot find a thing on google or Metalink.
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