Re: RMAN restore - what am I doing wrong?

From: Steve Baldwin <>
Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2009 15:39:55 +1000
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It turns out the problem was due to incorrect permissions on the backup files. Once I corrected them, everything was fine.

I must say, that was not the first thing that came to mind when I saw the error message :-).

creating datafile file number=1 name=+DATA/rac21d/datafile/system. 259.682280555

RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-03002: failure of restore command at 08/18/2009 03:20:17 ORA-01180: can not create datafile 1
ORA-01110: data file 1: '+DATA/rac21d/datafile/system.259.682280555'

How hard would it have been to have a message like 'No backup files found' or something like that?

Thanks to all for your help.


On 19/08/2009, at 5:51 AM, Steve Baldwin wrote:

> Thanks Robert. The directory doesn't exist. I didn't think it
> needed to as it would create directories as required. It certainly
> did that when it restored the control file.
> (System B)
> [oracle_at_lwdbc21 ~]$ asmcmd
> ASMCMD> ls
> FRA/
> ASMCMD> ls data
> RAC21D/
> ASMCMD> ls data/rac21d
> ASMCMD> ls data/rac21d/controlfile
> current.256.695186369
> Strangely, rman says it restored the spfile but there is no spfile
> in ASM. From system A ...
> [oracle_at_msdbc21 ~]$ asmcmd
> ASMCMD> ls data
> RAC21D/
> ASMCMD> ls data/rac21d
> spfilerac21d.ora
> Not sure if that is significant.
> Thanks again,
> Steve

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