Re: alarming experience with controlfile autobackup on

From: Dragutin Jastrebic <>
Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2012 09:20:58 +0100
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Hi ,
Now you are facing another problem (you need to manually put your control file at the right incarnation)
Can you execute the following command and post the result:

list incarnation of database;


2012/11/11 <>

> Hi Dragutin,
> many thanks for your doublecheck! And please excuse the delay, I was on
> vacation.
> This is a normal and expected behaviour, all files were restored and
> recovered to their point in time,except the files that are unkown to the
> control file used. One more reason to use the rman catalog.
> I have performed your test (the exact same steps) using a catalog - and
> now RMAN restores file 3 ( the one not in the autobackup controlfile any
> more) but the restore fails with ORA-19653: cannot switch to older file
> incarnation
> So I don't get something that "wasn't in the database at any point in
> time" now, but restore fails....
> Or did you imply different steps to be executed/additional information to
> be extracted from the catalog?
> Best greetings
> Sigrid

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