RMAN Confusion (Duplicate to past point in time)

From: Taylor, Chris David <Chris.Taylor_at_ingrambarge.com>
Date: Mon, 11 May 2009 14:33:57 -0500
Message-ID: <17E4CDE8F84DC44A992E8C00767402E00228C383_at_spobmexc02.adprod.directory>

I have a need to create a test db clone from May 1st 2009 at 7:30 AM.  

I have the RMAN full backups from April 30th 8:16PM and May 1st 8:30 PM.  

I am using an RMAN catalog.  

Here's my RMAN script:  


allocate channel d1 type disk;
allocate channel d2 type disk;
allocate channel d3 type disk;
allocate channel d4 type disk;
allocate auxiliary channel a1 type disk;
allocate auxiliary channel a2 type disk;
allocate auxiliary channel a3 type disk; allocate auxiliary channel a4 type disk; set until time="to_date('05/01/2009 07:40:00','MM/DD/YYYY HH24:MI:SS')";  

duplicate target database to f9tst
) size 25M,
) size 25M;

Now RMAN is complaining that it cannot find backups which I believe are more current than the ones I have. (Meaning they were taken from May 2-10th...It seems that RMAN rolls back to previous backups starting with the current one and maybe only tries 3 days worth perhaps?)  

I have the controlfile autobackups from 4/30 and 5/1 as well.  

I need some suggestions here as I seem to be missing something.    

Chris Taylor
Sr. Oracle DBA
Ingram Barge Company
Nashville, TN 37205
Office: 615-517-3355
Cell: 615-354-4799
Email: chris.taylor_at_ingrambarge.com  

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