ORA-01103: database name ‘MW’ in control file is not ‘MWTST’

This error most likely occurred when you duplicated a database and the DB_NAME parameter in spfile is not matching the one in the control file. Sometimes it so happened that after duplicating the database name in SPFILE with which you started the instance with is not matching the one in the control file.

Explanation:
=====================

The database name in the controlfile is not consistent with the db_name
parameter in the init.ora file.

Solution Step 1:

Change the DB_NAME parameter in spfile and bounce the database

STARTUP NOMOUNT

ALTER SYSTEM SET DB_NAME=ORIGINAL_DBNAME SCOPE=spfile;

SHUTDOWN IMMEDIATE;

STARTUP MOUNT;

ALTER DATABASE OPEN RESETLOGS;

If you get like below error

ORA-19838: Cannot use this control file to open database then have to recreate the control file from trace . Go to Solution 2:

See Oracle support Doc ID 1906009.1

 

Solution Step 2:

 

Now the only way to bring up the cloned DB is to re-create controlfile from trace. Login to the source database and run below commands.

SQL> alter database backup controlfile to trace;

Check location of controlfile which is created to trace; checking in ALERT LOG

ALTER DATABASE BACKUP CONTROLFILE TO TRACE
Backup controlfile written to trace file /u02/app/oracle/diag/rdbms/mw/mw1/trace/mw1_ora_146366.trc

Then Copy/Edit the Details of ControlFile from the block like below.

[code language=”sql”]

CREATE CONTROLFILE SET DATABASE “MW” RESETLOGS FORCE LOGGING ARCHIVELOG
MAXLOGFILES 192
MAXLOGMEMBERS 3
MAXDATAFILES 1024
MAXINSTANCES 32
MAXLOGHISTORY 9344
LOGFILE
GROUP 1 (
‘+DATAC1/mwtst1/onlinelog/group_1.366.854619221’,
‘+RECOC1/mwtst1/onlinelog/group_1.504.854619221’
) SIZE 100M BLOCKSIZE 512,
GROUP 2 (
‘+DATAC1/mwtst1/onlinelog/group_2.367.854619389’,
‘+RECOC1/mwtst1/onlinelog/group_2.505.854619389’
) SIZE 100M BLOCKSIZE 512,
GROUP 3 (
‘+DATAC1/mwtst1/onlinelog/group_3.368.854619411’,
‘+RECOC1/mwtst1/onlinelog/group_3.506.854619411’
) SIZE 100M BLOCKSIZE 512,
GROUP 4 (
‘+DATAC1/mwtst1/onlinelog/group_4.365.854619175’,
‘+RECOC1/mwtst1/onlinelog/group_4.507.854619175’
) SIZE 100M BLOCKSIZE 512
DATAFILE
‘+DATAC1/mwtst1/datafile/SYSTEM.467.971185463’,
‘+DATAC1/mwtst1/datafile/SYSAUX.439.971266529’,
‘+DATAC1/mwtst1/datafile/USERS.473.971266529’,
‘+DATAC1/mwtst1/datafile/UNDOTBS1.468.971185463’,
‘+DATAC1/mwtst1/datafile/UNDOTBS2.466.971185463’,
‘+DATAC1/mwtst1/datafile/MQ.357.971266521’,
‘+RECOC1/mwtst1/datafile/AUDIT_TBS.1787.971185463′
CHARACTER SET AL32UTF8
;

[/code]

Save it as control_file.sql

Ensure you check the Datafile location and name, it should be same as in what resides on your filesystem. This is specially true when you using ASM and OMF together.

 

Now start the instance

 

SQL> startup nomount

SQL> @control_file.sql

Control file created.

SQL> alter database open resetlogs;

Database altered.

SQL> select open_mode from v$database;

OPEN_MODE
——————–
READ WRITE

SQL> select open_mode,name from v$database;

OPEN_MODE NAME
——————– ———
READ WRITE MW

SQL> select * from v$controlfile;

STATUS
——-
NAME
——————————————————————————–
IS_ BLOCK_SIZE FILE_SIZE_BLKS
— ———- ————–

+RECOC1/mw/controlfile/current.2156.971360621
YES 16384 1878

Now change the database name in control file using nid utility

nid TARGET=system/****** DBNAME=MWTST SETNAME=Y

 

DBNEWID: Release 11.2.0.4.0 – Production on Wed Mar 21 14:27:18 2018

Copyright (c) 1982, 2011, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.

Connected to database MW (DBID=1312370394)

Connected to server version 11.2.0

Control Files in database:
+RECOC1/mw/controlfile/current.2156.971360621

Change database name of database MW to MWTST? (Y/[N]) => Y

Proceeding with operation
Changing database name from MW to MWTST
Control File +RECOC1/mw/controlfile/current.2156.971360621 – modified
Datafile +DATAC1/mwtst1/datafile/system.467.97118546 – wrote new name
Datafile +DATAC1/mwtst1/datafile/sysaux.439.97126652 – wrote new name
Datafile +DATAC1/mwtst1/datafile/undotbs1.468.97118546 – wrote new name
Datafile +DATAC1/mwtst1/datafile/users.473.97126652 – wrote new name
Datafile +DATAC1/mwtst1/datafile/undotbs2.466.97118546 – wrote new name
Datafile +DATAC1/mwtst1/datafile/mq.357.97126652 – wrote new name
Datafile +RECOC1/mwtst1/datafile/audit_tbs.1787.97118546 – wrote new name
Control File +RECOC1/mw/controlfile/current.2156.971360621 – wrote new name
Instance shut down

Database name changed to MWTST.
Modify parameter file and generate a new password file before restarting.
Succesfully changed database name.
DBNEWID – Completed succesfully.

 

Change PARAMETER in PFILE or in Memory

SQL> alter system set db_name=’MWTST’ scope=spfile;

System altered.

SQL> show parameter cluster

NAME TYPE VALUE
———————————— ———– ——————————
cluster_database boolean FALSE
cluster_database_instances integer 1
cluster_interconnects string

 

SQL> alter system set db_unique_name=’MWTST’ scope=spfile;

SQL> shutdown immediate;

SQL> startup mount

SQL> alter database open;

Database altered.

SQL> select open_mode,name from v$database;

OPEN_MODE NAME
——————– ———
READ WRITE MWTST

 

 

 

 

 

Restore and Upgrade Oracle Database from 11gR2 to 12c from Exadata X4-2 to X7-2

Upgrade from Exadata X4-2 11g (11.2.0.4) to Exadata X7-2 12CR1 (12.1.0.2.0) : ASM to ASM

Oracle Database 11.2.0.3and 11.2.0.4 to Oracle 12.2.0.1 Direct upgrade is supported by Oracle. If you have Database lower than those version than you have to upgrade to 11.2.0.4 first and you can upgrade to 12cR2

In our Scenario We will Migrate and Upgrade from One Exadata machine (X4-2) to another Exadata machine (X7-2) from 11.2.0.4 to 12.1.0.2.0

Source Exadata Setup

———————-

RAC 2-Nodes

Hardware : X4-2

Image version: 12.1.2.3.5.170418

DB NAME : mob

DATABASE HOME VERSION: 11.2.0.4

GRID HOME VERSION : 12.1.0.2.0

ASM Diskgroups : +DATAC1, +RECOC1

Target Exadata Setup

—————–

RAC 2-Nodes

Hardware : X7-2

Image version: 18.1.4.0.0.180125.3

DB NAME: SWX

DATABASE HOME VERSION : 12.1.0.2.0

GRID HOME VERSION : 12.2.0.1.0

ASM Diskgroups : +DATAC1, +RECOC1

 

Presumptions

————

* Oracle Home (12.1.0.2.0) is installed on the Target Server with latest patches

* Both Exadata Servers are reachable from the Network to Copy the backup files

1. Take RMAN Backup of Source Database on X4-2 hardware

rman target / nocatalog

run

{

allocate channel swx1 DEVICE TYPE DISK ;

allocate channel swx2 DEVICE TYPE DISK ;

allocate channel swx3 DEVICE TYPE DISK ;

allocate channel swx4 DEVICE TYPE DISK ;

CONFIGURE CONTROLFILE AUTOBACKUP ON;

CONFIGURE CONTROLFILE AUTOBACKUP FORMAT FOR DEVICE TYPE DISK TO ‘/exabackups/rmanbkp/swx/autobackup_control_file_%F’;

CONFIGURE DEFAULT DEVICE TYPE TO DISK;

BACKUP DATABASE FORMAT ‘/exabackups/rmanbkp/swx/SWX_FULL_%s_%D_%M_%Y’ tag ‘SWX_DAILY_FULL_DB_BKP’;

BACKUP ARCHIVELOG ALL FORMAT ‘/exabackups/rmanbkp/swx/ARCH_%d_ALL_%s_%t’ tag ‘SWX_ARCH_LOG_BKP’;

}

SQL> create pfile=’/exabackups/rmanbkp/swx/swx_source.ora’ from spfile ;

2. Copy Backup from Source Server to Target Server

cd /exabackups/rmanbkp/swx

scp -r * oracle@qiibtstdbadm01.qiibonline.com:/u03/swx_today

3. Edit the Source pfile : swx_source.ora and change below parameters

Old pfile

———

swx1.__db_cache_size=9395240960

swx2.__db_cache_size=9395240960

swx1.__java_pool_size=33554432

swx2.__java_pool_size=33554432

swx1.__large_pool_size=67108864

swx2.__large_pool_size=67108864

swx2.__oracle_base=’/u02/app/oracle’#ORACLE_BASE set from environment

swx1.__oracle_base=’/u02/app/oracle’#ORACLE_BASE set from environment

swx1.__pga_aggregate_target=6006243328

swx2.__pga_aggregate_target=6006243328

swx1.__sga_target=11173625856

swx2.__sga_target=11173625856

swx1.__shared_io_pool_size=0

swx2.__shared_io_pool_size=0

swx1.__shared_pool_size=1577058304

swx2.__shared_pool_size=1577058304

swx1.__streams_pool_size=0

swx2.__streams_pool_size=0

*._client_enable_auto_unregister=TRUE

*.archive_lag_target=0

*.audit_file_dest=’/u02/app/oracle/admin/swx/adump’ ####### Change to Target Directory and Create teh Directory on OS ###########

*.audit_trail=’db’

*.cluster_database=TRUE ######## Set to FALSE ############

*.compatible=’11.2.0.4.0′ ######## Change to 12.1.0.2.0 ##########

*.control_files=’+datac1/swx/controlfile/current.346.853755085′,’+RECOC1/swx/controlfile/current.4208.853579009′ ########## Hash this #########

*.cpu_count=2

*.db_block_size=8192

*.db_create_file_dest=’+DATAC1′

*.db_create_online_log_dest_1=’+RECOC1′

*.db_domain=”

*.db_name=’swx’

*.db_recovery_file_dest=’+RECOC1′

*.db_recovery_file_dest_size=858993459200

*.diagnostic_dest=’/u02/app/oracle’ ########## Change to new target Oracle Base directory ############

*.dispatchers='(PROTOCOL=TCP) (SERVICE=swxXDB)’

swx2.instance_number=2

swx1.instance_number=1

*.java_jit_enabled=TRUE

*.log_archive_dest_1=’LOCATION=USE_DB_RECOVERY_FILE_DEST VALID_FOR=(ALL_LOGFILES,ALL_ROLES) DB_UNIQUE_NAME=SWX’

*.log_archive_format=’%t_%s_%r.arc’

swx1.log_archive_format=’%t_%s_%r.arc’

swx2.log_archive_format=’%t_%s_%r.arc’

*.log_archive_max_processes=8

*.log_archive_min_succeed_dest=1

swx1.log_archive_trace=0

swx2.log_archive_trace=0

*.sga_max_size=17179869184

*.sga_target=17179869184

*.open_cursors=300

*.processes=1500

*.remote_listener=’exaprod-scan:1521′ ########## Change to SCAN listener of Target DB #########

*.remote_login_passwordfile=’exclusive’

*.resource_manager_cpu_allocation=48

*.resource_manager_plan=’DEFAULT_PLAN’

*.sessions=1655

*.standby_file_management=’AUTO’

swx2.thread=2

swx1.thread=1

swx1.undo_tablespace=’UNDOTBS1′

swx2.undo_tablespace=’UNDOTBS2′

*.instance_number=2

Save the parameters and save pfile as swx_target.ora

New pfile : swx_target.ora

———

swx1.__db_cache_size=9395240960

swx2.__db_cache_size=9395240960

swx1.__java_pool_size=33554432

swx2.__java_pool_size=33554432

swx1.__large_pool_size=67108864

swx2.__large_pool_size=67108864

swx2.__oracle_base=’/u02/app/oracle’#ORACLE_BASE set from environment

swx1.__oracle_base=’/u02/app/oracle’#ORACLE_BASE set from environment

swx1.__pga_aggregate_target=6006243328

swx2.__pga_aggregate_target=6006243328

swx1.__sga_target=11173625856

swx2.__sga_target=11173625856

swx1.__shared_io_pool_size=0

swx2.__shared_io_pool_size=0

swx1.__shared_pool_size=1577058304

swx2.__shared_pool_size=1577058304

swx1.__streams_pool_size=0

swx2.__streams_pool_size=0

*._client_enable_auto_unregister=TRUE

*.archive_lag_target=0

*.audit_file_dest=’/u03/app/oracle/admin/swx/adump’ ####### Change to Target Directory and Create teh Directory on OS ###########

*.audit_trail=’db’

*.cluster_database=FALSE ######## Set to FALSE ############

*.compatible=’12.1.0.2.0′ ######## Change to 12.1.0.2.0 ##########

#*.control_files=’+datac1/swx/controlfile/current.346.853755085′,’+RECOC1/swx/controlfile/current.4208.853579009′ ########## Hash this #########

*.cpu_count=2

*.db_block_size=8192

*.db_create_file_dest=’+DATAC1′

*.db_create_online_log_dest_1=’+RECOC1′

*.db_domain=”

*.db_name=’swx’

*.db_recovery_file_dest=’+RECOC1′

*.db_recovery_file_dest_size=858993459200

*.diagnostic_dest=’/u03/app/oracle’ ########## Change to new target Oracle Base directory ############

*.dispatchers='(PROTOCOL=TCP) (SERVICE=swxXDB)’

swx2.instance_number=2

swx1.instance_number=1

*.java_jit_enabled=TRUE

*.log_archive_dest_1=’LOCATION=USE_DB_RECOVERY_FILE_DEST VALID_FOR=(ALL_LOGFILES,ALL_ROLES) DB_UNIQUE_NAME=SWX’

*.log_archive_format=’%t_%s_%r.arc’

swx1.log_archive_format=’%t_%s_%r.arc’

swx2.log_archive_format=’%t_%s_%r.arc’

*.log_archive_max_processes=8

*.log_archive_min_succeed_dest=1

swx1.log_archive_trace=0

swx2.log_archive_trace=0

*.sga_max_size=17179869184

*.sga_target=17179869184

*.open_cursors=300

*.processes=1500

*.remote_listener=’qiibtst-scan:1521′ ########## Change to SCAN listener of Target DB #########

*.remote_login_passwordfile=’exclusive’

*.resource_manager_cpu_allocation=48

*.resource_manager_plan=’DEFAULT_PLAN’

*.sessions=1655

*.standby_file_management=’AUTO’

swx2.thread=2

swx1.thread=1

swx1.undo_tablespace=’UNDOTBS1′

swx2.undo_tablespace=’UNDOTBS2′

*.instance_number=2

4. Start the Instance on Target Database using swx_target.ora pfile

Make sure you export ORACLE_HOME and ORACLE_SID environment variables properly before beginning

SQL> startup nomount pfile=’/u03/swx_today/swx_source.ora’;

rman target /

RMAN> restore controlfile from ‘/u03/swx_today/control_file_SWX_853579011_20180215_4985_1’;

Starting restore at 18-MAR-18

using target database control file instead of recovery catalog

allocated channel: ORA_DISK_1

channel ORA_DISK_1: SID=1140 instance=swx device type=DISK

channel ORA_DISK_1: restoring control file

channel ORA_DISK_1: restore complete, elapsed time: 00:00:07

output file name=+RECOC1/SWX/CONTROLFILE/current.654.971100501

Finished restore at 18-MAR-18

RMAN> alter database mount;

RMAN> catalog start with ‘/u03/swx_today’;

Starting implicit crosscheck backup at 18-MAR-18

allocated channel: ORA_DISK_1

allocated channel: ORA_DISK_2

allocated channel: ORA_DISK_3

allocated channel: ORA_DISK_4

Crosschecked 158 objects

Finished implicit crosscheck backup at 18-MAR-18

Starting implicit crosscheck copy at 18-MAR-18

using channel ORA_DISK_1

using channel ORA_DISK_2

using channel ORA_DISK_3

using channel ORA_DISK_4

Crosschecked 4 objects

Finished implicit crosscheck copy at 18-MAR-18

searching for all files in the recovery area

cataloging files…

no files cataloged

searching for all files that match the pattern /u03/swx_today

List of Files Unknown to the Database

=====================================

File Name: /u03/swx_today/ARCH_SWX_ALL_4979_968178229

File Name: /u03/swx_today/control_file_SWX_853579011_20180215_4985_1

File Name: /u03/swx_today/SWX_FULL_4975_15_02_2018

File Name: /u03/swx_today/ARCH_SWX_ALL_4981_968178230

File Name: /u03/swx_today/ARCH_SWX_ALL_4978_968178229

File Name: /u03/swx_today/ARCH_SWX_ALL_4982_968178255

File Name: /u03/swx_today/autobackup_control_file_c-133836929-20180215-02

File Name: /u03/swx_today/autobackup_control_file_c-133836929-20180215-00

File Name: /u03/swx_today/SWX_FULL_4974_15_02_2018

File Name: /u03/swx_today/autobackup_control_file_c-133836929-20180215-01

File Name: /u03/swx_today/swx_source.ora

File Name: /u03/swx_today/SWX_FULL_4976_15_02_2018

File Name: /u03/swx_today/ARCH_SWX_ALL_4980_968178230

File Name: /u03/swx_today/ARCH_SWX_ALL_4983_968178258

Do you really want to catalog the above files (enter YES or NO)? YES

cataloging files…

cataloging done

List of Cataloged Files

=======================

File Name: /u03/swx_today/ARCH_SWX_ALL_4979_968178229

File Name: /u03/swx_today/control_file_SWX_853579011_20180215_4985_1

File Name: /u03/swx_today/SWX_FULL_4975_15_02_2018

File Name: /u03/swx_today/ARCH_SWX_ALL_4981_968178230

File Name: /u03/swx_today/ARCH_SWX_ALL_4978_968178229

File Name: /u03/swx_today/ARCH_SWX_ALL_4982_968178255

File Name: /u03/swx_today/autobackup_control_file_c-133836929-20180215-02

File Name: /u03/swx_today/autobackup_control_file_c-133836929-20180215-00

File Name: /u03/swx_today/SWX_FULL_4974_15_02_2018

File Name: /u03/swx_today/autobackup_control_file_c-133836929-20180215-01

File Name: /u03/swx_today/SWX_FULL_4976_15_02_2018

File Name: /u03/swx_today/ARCH_SWX_ALL_4980_968178230

File Name: /u03/swx_today/ARCH_SWX_ALL_4983_968178258

List of Files Which Were Not Cataloged

=======================================

File Name: /u03/swx_today/swx_source.ora

RMAN-07517: Reason: The file header is corrupted

RMAN> restore database;

Starting restore at 18-MAR-18

using channel ORA_DISK_1

using channel ORA_DISK_2

using channel ORA_DISK_3

using channel ORA_DISK_4

allocated channel: ORA_SBT_TAPE_1

channel ORA_SBT_TAPE_1: SID=26 instance=swx device type=SBT_TAPE

channel ORA_SBT_TAPE_1: Data Protection for Oracle: version 7.1.0.0

channel ORA_DISK_1: starting datafile backup set restore

channel ORA_DISK_1: specifying datafile(s) to restore from backup set

channel ORA_DISK_1: restoring datafile 00003 to +DATAC1/swx/datafile/undotbs1.281.853578943

channel ORA_DISK_1: restoring datafile 00004 to +RECOC1/swx/datafile/audit_tbs.2213.871200459

channel ORA_DISK_1: reading from backup piece /u03/swx_today/SWX_FULL_4975_15_02_2018

channel ORA_DISK_2: starting datafile backup set restore

channel ORA_DISK_2: specifying datafile(s) to restore from backup set

channel ORA_DISK_2: restoring datafile 00001 to +DATAC1/swx/datafile/system.285.853578943

channel ORA_DISK_2: restoring datafile 00002 to +DATAC1/swx/datafile/sysaux.278.853578943

channel ORA_DISK_2: reading from backup piece /u03/swx_today/SWX_FULL_4976_15_02_2018

channel ORA_DISK_3: starting datafile backup set restore

channel ORA_DISK_3: specifying datafile(s) to restore from backup set

channel ORA_DISK_3: restoring datafile 00005 to +DATAC1/swx/datafile/undotbs2.351.853579027

channel ORA_DISK_3: restoring datafile 00006 to +DATAC1/swx/datafile/swx.345.853583217

channel ORA_DISK_3: reading from backup piece /u03/swx_today/SWX_FULL_4974_15_02_2018

channel ORA_DISK_1: piece handle=/u03/swx_today/SWX_FULL_4975_15_02_2018 tag=SWX_DAILY_FULL_DB_BKP

channel ORA_DISK_1: restored backup piece 1

channel ORA_DISK_1: restore complete, elapsed time: 00:00:15

channel ORA_DISK_2: piece handle=/u03/swx_today/SWX_FULL_4976_15_02_2018 tag=SWX_DAILY_FULL_DB_BKP

channel ORA_DISK_2: restored backup piece 1

channel ORA_DISK_2: restore complete, elapsed time: 00:00:15

channel ORA_DISK_3: piece handle=/u03/swx_today/SWX_FULL_4974_15_02_2018 tag=SWX_DAILY_FULL_DB_BKP

channel ORA_DISK_3: restored backup piece 1

channel ORA_DISK_3: restore complete, elapsed time: 00:04:45

Finished restore at 18-MAR-18

RMAN> recover database;

Starting recover at 18-MAR-18

using channel ORA_DISK_1

using channel ORA_DISK_2

using channel ORA_DISK_3

using channel ORA_DISK_4

using channel ORA_SBT_TAPE_1

starting media recovery

channel ORA_DISK_1: starting archived log restore to default destination

channel ORA_DISK_1: restoring archived log

archived log thread=2 sequence=48891

channel ORA_DISK_1: restoring archived log

archived log thread=1 sequence=43454

channel ORA_DISK_1: restoring archived log

archived log thread=2 sequence=48892

channel ORA_DISK_1: restoring archived log

archived log thread=1 sequence=43455

channel ORA_DISK_1: reading from backup piece /u03/swx_today/ARCH_SWX_ALL_4983_968178258

channel ORA_DISK_1: piece handle=/u03/swx_today/ARCH_SWX_ALL_4983_968178258 tag=SWX_ARCH_LOG_BKP

channel ORA_DISK_1: restored backup piece 1

channel ORA_DISK_1: restore complete, elapsed time: 00:00:01

archived log file name=+RECOC1/SWX/ARCHIVELOG/2018_03_18/thread_1_seq_43454.645.971100923 thread=1 sequence=43454

archived log file name=+RECOC1/SWX/ARCHIVELOG/2018_03_18/thread_2_seq_48891.642.971100923 thread=2 sequence=48891

channel default: deleting archived log(s)

archived log file name=+RECOC1/SWX/ARCHIVELOG/2018_03_18/thread_2_seq_48891.642.971100923 RECID=238985 STAMP=971100923

archived log file name=+RECOC1/SWX/ARCHIVELOG/2018_03_18/thread_2_seq_48892.639.971100923 thread=2 sequence=48892

channel default: deleting archived log(s)

archived log file name=+RECOC1/SWX/ARCHIVELOG/2018_03_18/thread_1_seq_43454.645.971100923 RECID=238987 STAMP=971100923

archived log file name=+RECOC1/SWX/ARCHIVELOG/2018_03_18/thread_1_seq_43455.648.971100923 thread=1 sequence=43455

channel default: deleting archived log(s)

archived log file name=+RECOC1/SWX/ARCHIVELOG/2018_03_18/thread_1_seq_43455.648.971100923 RECID=238988 STAMP=971100923

unable to find archived log

archived log thread=1 sequence=43456

RMAN-00571: ===========================================================

RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============

RMAN-00571: ===========================================================

RMAN-03002: failure of recover command at 03/18/2018 14:15:25

RMAN-06054: media recovery requesting unknown archived log for thread 1 with sequence 43456 and starting SCN of 21582106266

RMAN> alter database open resetlogs;

RMAN-00571: ===========================================================

RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============

RMAN-00571: ===========================================================

RMAN-00601: fatal error in recovery manager

RMAN-03004: fatal error during execution of command

ORA-03114: not connected to ORACLE

RMAN-03002: failure of sql statement command at 03/18/2018 14:15:42

ORA-01092: ORACLE instance terminated. Disconnection forced

ORA-00704: bootstrap process failure

ORA-00604: error occurred at recursive SQL level 2

ORA-00904: “I”.”UNUSABLEBEGINNING#”: invalid identifier

Process ID: 136136

Session ID: 1137 Serial number: 14577

sqlplus “/as sysdba”

Change control file information with new location after restore in pfile and start database again +RECOC1/SWX/CONTROLFILE/current.654.971100501

Also change CLUSTER_DATABASE to false in pfile

If you get any error like below error then copy the file to the dbs folder as init.ora

ORA-01078: failure in processing system parameters

LRM-00109: could not open parameter file ‘/u03/app/oracle/product/12.1.0.2/dbhome_1/dbs/initswx.ora’

$ cp -p /u03/swx_today/swx_source.ora /u03/app/oracle/product/12.1.0.2/dbhome_1/dbs/initswx.ora

sqlplus “/as sysdba”

SQL> startup upgrade;

$ cd $ORACLE_HOME/rdbms/admin

$ORACLE_HOME/perl/bin/perl catctl.pl -n 4 catupgrd.sql

Argument list for [catctl.pl]

SQL Process Count n = 4

SQL PDB Process Count N = 0

Input Directory d = 0

Phase Logging Table t = 0

Log Dir l = 0

Script s = 0

Serial Run S = 0

Upgrade Mode active M = 0

Start Phase p = 0

End Phase P = 0

Log Id i = 0

Run in c = 0

Do not run in C = 0

Echo OFF e = 1

No Post Upgrade x = 0

Reverse Order r = 0

Open Mode Normal o = 0

Debug catcon.pm z = 0

Debug catctl.pl Z = 0

Display Phases y = 0

Child Process I = 0

catctl.pl version: 12.1.0.2.0

Oracle Base = /u03/app/oracle

Analyzing file catupgrd.sql

Log files in /u03/app/oracle/product/12.1.0.2/dbhome_1/rdbms/admin

catcon: ALL catcon-related output will be written to catupgrd_catcon_227787.lst

catcon: See catupgrd*.log files for output generated by scripts

catcon: See catupgrd_*.lst files for spool files, if any

Number of Cpus = 2

SQL Process Count = 4

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Phases [0-73] Start Time:[2018_03_18 14:39:13]

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Serial Phase #: 0 Files: 1 Time: 105s

Serial Phase #: 1 Files: 5 Time: 22s

Restart Phase #: 2 Files: 1 Time: 0s

Parallel Phase #: 3 Files: 18 Time: 4s

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Serial Phase #:68 Files: 1 Time: 0s

Serial Phase #:69 Files: 1 Time: 27s

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Phases [0-73] End Time:[2018_03_18 14:58:16]

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Grand Total Time: 1145s

*** WARNING: ERRORS FOUND DURING UPGRADE ***

Due to errors found during the upgrade process, the post

upgrade actions in catuppst.sql have not been automatically run.

*** THEREFORE THE DATABASE UPGRADE IS NOT YET COMPLETE ***

1. Evaluate the errors found in the upgrade logs

and determine the proper action.

2. Execute the post upgrade script as described in Chapter 3

of the Database Upgrade Guide.

REASON:

catuppst.sql unable to run in Database: swx Id: 0

ERRORS FOUND: during upgrade CATCTL ERROR COUNT=5

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Identifier XDB 18-03-18 02:47:25 Script = /u03/app/oracle/product/12.1.0.2/dbhome_

ERROR = [ORA-01917: user or role ‘ANONYMOUS’ does not exist ORA-06512: at line 7

ORA-06512: at line 15

]

STATEMENT = [declare

already_revoked exception;

pragma exception_init(already_revoked,-01927);

procedure revoke_inherit_privileges(user in varchar2) as

begin

execute immediate ‘revoke inherit privileges on user ‘||

dbms_assert.enquote_name(user)||’ from public’;

exception

when already_revoked then null;

end;

begin

revoke_inherit_privileges(‘xdb’);

revoke_inherit_privileges(‘anonymous’);

end;]

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Identifier XDB 18-03-18 02:47:25 Script = /u03/app/oracle/product/12.1.0.2/dbhome_

ERROR = [ORA-06512: at line 7 ORA-06512: at line 15

]

STATEMENT = [as above]

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Identifier XDB 18-03-18 02:47:25 Script = /u03/app/oracle/product/12.1.0.2/dbhome_

ERROR = [ORA-06512: at line 15]

STATEMENT = [as above]

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Identifier ORDIM 18-03-18 02:50:44 Script = /u03/app/oracle/product/12.1.0.2/dbhome_

ERROR = [ORA-20000: Oracle XML Database component not valid. Oracle XML Database must be installed and valid prior to Oracle Multimedia install, upgrade, downgrade, or patch.

ORA-06512: at line 3

]

STATEMENT = [begin

IF dbms_registry.is_valid(‘XDB’,dbms_registry.release_version) != 1 THEN

raise_application_error(-20000,

‘Oracle XML Database component not valid. ‘||

‘Oracle XML Database must be installed and valid prior to Oracle Multimedia install, upgrade, downgrade, or patch.’);

END IF;

end;]

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Identifier ORDIM 18-03-18 02:50:44 Script = /u03/app/oracle/product/12.1.0.2/dbhome_

ERROR = [installed and valid prior to Oracle Multimedia install, upgrade, downgrade, or patch.

ORA-06512: at line 3

]

STATEMENT = [as above]

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Identifier ORDIM 18-03-18 02:50:44 Script = /u03/app/oracle/product/12.1.0.2/dbhome_

ERROR = [patch. ORA-06512: at line 3

]

STATEMENT = [as above]

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Identifier ORDIM 18-03-18 02:50:44 Script = /u03/app/oracle/product/12.1.0.2/dbhome_

ERROR = [ORA-06512: at line 3]

STATEMENT = [as above]

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LOG FILES: (catupgrd*.log)

Upgrade Summary Report Located in:

/u03/app/oracle/product/12.1.0.2/dbhome_1/cfgtoollogs/swx/upgrade/upg_summary.log

Grand Total Upgrade Time: [0d:0h:19m:5s]

sqlplus “/as sysdba”

SQL> @utlrp.sql

SQL> select * from dba_registry;

Verify all components are valid

OWB OWB 11.2.0.4.0 VALID 18-MAR-2018 15:02:31 SERVER SYS OWBSYS DBMS_OWB.VALIDATE

EM Oracle Enterprise Manager 11.2.0.4.0 VALID 24-AUG-2013 11:58:27 SERVER SYS SYSMAN

AMD OLAP Catalog 11.2.0.4.0 OPTION OFF 18-MAR-2018 14:46:55 SERVER SYS OLAPSYS CWM2_OLAP_INSTALLER.VALIDATE_CWM2_INSTALL

SDO Spatial 12.1.0.2.0 VALID 18-MAR-2018 15:02:30 SERVER SYS MDSYS VALIDATE_SDO MDDATA,MDSYS,SPATIAL_CSW_ADMIN_USR,SPATIAL_WFS_ADMIN_USR

ORDIM Oracle Multimedia 12.1.0.2.0 VALID 18-MAR-2018 15:02:29 SERVER SYS ORDSYS VALIDATE_ORDIM ORDDATA,ORDPLUGINS,SI_INFORMTN_SCHEMA

XDB Oracle XML Database 12.1.0.2.0 VALID 18-MAR-2018 15:02:28 SERVER SYS XDB DBMS_REGXDB.VALIDATEXDB XS$NULL

CONTEXT Oracle Text 12.1.0.2.0 VALID 18-MAR-2018 15:02:27 SERVER SYS CTXSYS VALIDATE_CONTEXT

OWM Oracle Workspace Manager 12.1.0.2.0 VALID 18-MAR-2018 15:02:25 SERVER SYS WMSYS VALIDATE_OWM

CATALOG Oracle Database Catalog Views 12.1.0.2.0 VALID 18-MAR-2018 15:02:23 SERVER SYS SYS DBMS_REGISTRY_SYS.VALIDATE_CATALOG

CATPROC Oracle Database Packages and Types 12.1.0.2.0 VALID 18-MAR-2018 15:02:23 SERVER SYS SYS DBMS_REGISTRY_SYS.VALIDATE_CATPROC APPQOSSYS,DBSNMP,DIP,GSMADMIN_INTERNAL,ORACLE_OCM,OUTLN,SYSTEM

JAVAVM JServer JAVA Virtual Machine 12.1.0.2.0 VALID 18-MAR-2018 15:02:26 SERVER SYS SYS INITJVMAUX.VALIDATE_JAVAVM

COMP_ID COMP_NAME VERSION STATUS MODIFIED NAMESPACE CONTROL SCHEMA PROCEDURE STARTUP PARENT_ID OTHER_SCHEMAS

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XML Oracle XDK 12.1.0.2.0 VALID 18-MAR-2018 15:02:27 SERVER SYS SYS XMLVALIDATE

CATJAVA Oracle Database Java Packages 12.1.0.2.0 VALID 18-MAR-2018 15:02:27 SERVER SYS SYS DBMS_REGISTRY_SYS.VALIDATE_CATJAVA

APS OLAP Analytic Workspace 12.1.0.2.0 VALID 18-MAR-2018 15:02:29 SERVER SYS SYS APS_VALIDATE

XOQ Oracle OLAP API 12.1.0.2.0 VALID 18-MAR-2018 15:02:30 SERVER SYS SYS XOQ_VALIDATE

RAC Oracle Real Application Clusters 12.1.0.2.0 VALID 18-MAR-2018 15:02:31 SERVER SYS SYS DBMS_CLUSTDB.VALIDATE

16 rows selected.

SQL>

Restore RMAN to new server and refresh with Archivelog apply

Source Database
—————

::: Directory Structure :::
ORACLE_HOME : E:\oracle\product\10.2.0\db_1
RMAN Backup : E:\rman_backup_full
Control Files : E:\oradata\ecc
DataFiles: E:\oradata\ECC
Archivelog Destination: E:\archivelogs
adump : e:\oracle\product\10.2.0\admin\ecc\adump
bdump : e:\oracle\product\10.2.0\admin\ecc\bdump
cdump : e:\oracle\product\10.2.0\admin\ecc\cdump
udump : e:\oracle\product\10.2.0\admin\ecc\udump

1. create pfile=’E:\eccprod.ora’ from spfile;

 

2. rman target /

backup incremental level 0 TAG ‘ECC_DAILY_FULL’ database filesperset 4;
backup archivelog all not backed up 1 times;
exit;

 

3. Copy RMAN backup files and pfile to Target Database directory in same structure

 

Target Database
—————

::: Directory Structure :::
ORACLE_HOME : E:\oracle\product\10.2.0\db_1
Control Files : E:\oradata\ecc
RMAN Backup : E:\rman_backup_full
DataFiles: E:\oradata\ECC
Archivelog Destination: E:\archivelogs
adump : e:\oracle\product\10.2.0\admin\ecc\adump
bdump : e:\oracle\product\10.2.0\admin\ecc\bdump
cdump : e:\oracle\product\10.2.0\admin\ecc\cdump
udump : e:\oracle\product\10.2.0\admin\ecc\udump

Make sure RMAN directory structure and Datafiles and Control Files Directory structure is identical as Source DB server else you have to use DB_FILE_NAME_CONVERT and LOG_FILE_NAME_CONVERT parameters

1. Create required folders in the Target database server

adump
bdump
cdump
udump

Control File Location
Datafile Location
Archivelog Location
RMAN backup location

 

——
|PFILE |
——

ecc.__db_cache_size=1342177280
ecc.__java_pool_size=8388608
ecc.__large_pool_size=8388608
ecc.__shared_pool_size=226492416
ecc.__streams_pool_size=16777216
*.audit_file_dest=’e:\oracle\product\10.2.0\admin\ecc\adump’
*.background_dump_dest=’e:\oracle\product\10.2.0\admin\ecc\bdump’
*.compatible=’10.2.0.5.0′
*.control_files=’e:\oradata\ecc\control01.ctl’,’e:\oradata\ecc\control02.ctl’,’e:\oradata\ecc\control03.ctl’
*.core_dump_dest=’e:\oracle\product\10.2.0\admin\ecc\cdump’
*.db_16k_cache_size=67108864
*.db_block_size=8192
*.db_domain=”
*.db_file_multiblock_read_count=16
*.DB_FILE_NAME_CONVERT=’eccstandby’,’ecc’
*.db_name=’ecc’
*.DB_UNIQUE_NAME=’ecc’
*.dispatchers='(PROTOCOL=TCP) (SERVICE=eccXDB)’
*.FAL_CLIENT=’ecc’
*.FAL_SERVER=’eccstandby’
*.global_names=TRUE
*.INSTANCE_NAME=’ecc’
*.job_queue_processes=20
*.LOG_ARCHIVE_CONFIG=’DG_CONFIG=(ecc,eccstandby)’
*.LOG_ARCHIVE_DEST_1=’LOCATION=E:\archivelogs VALID_FOR=(ALL_LOGFILES,ALL_ROLES) DB_UNIQUE_NAME=ecc’
*.log_archive_dest_2=’SERVICE=eccstandby LGWR ASYNC VALID_FOR=(ONLINE_LOGFILES,PRIMARY_ROLE) DB_UNIQUE_NAME=eccstandby’
*.log_archive_dest_state_1=’enable’
*.log_archive_dest_state_2=’ENABLE’
*.LOG_ARCHIVE_FORMAT=’log%t_%s_%r.arc’
*.LOG_FILE_NAME_CONVERT=’ecc’,’eccstandby’
*.open_cursors=700
*.OPTIMIZER_INDEX_COST_ADJ=30
*.pga_aggregate_target=364904448
*.processes=250
*.REMOTE_LOGIN_PASSWORDFILE=’EXCLUSIVE’
*.SERVICE_NAMES=’ecc’
*.session_cached_cursors=100
*.sessions=280
*.sga_max_size=1677721600
*.sga_target=1677721600
*.STANDBY_FILE_MANAGEMENT=’AUTO’
*.undo_management=’AUTO’
*.undo_tablespace=’UNDOTBS1′
*.user_dump_dest=’e:\oracle\product\10.2.0\admin\ecc\udump’

 

 

2. Create a service using oradim (if on windows) or with the pfile startup database in nomount mode

 

oradim -NEW -SID ecc -SYSPWD sys123 -STARTMODE auto -PFILE e:\eccprod.ora

 

3. Restore Database

rman target /

restore database ;

 

4. Now copy the new archivelogs to the archivelog directory and do recovery

 

rman target /

RMAN> catalog start with ‘E:\archivelogs’;

searching for all files that match the pattern E:\archivelogs

List of Files Unknown to the Database
=====================================
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53601_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53602_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53603_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53604_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53605_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53606_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53607_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53608_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53609_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53610_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53611_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53612_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53613_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53614_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53615_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53616_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53617_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53618_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53619_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53620_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53621_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53622_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53623_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53624_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53625_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53626_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53627_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53628_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53629_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53630_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53631_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53632_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53633_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53634_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53635_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53636_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53637_781008485.ARC

Do you really want to catalog the above files (enter YES or NO)?
cataloging files…
cataloging done

List of Cataloged Files
=======================
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53601_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53602_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53603_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53604_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53605_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53606_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53607_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53608_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53609_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53610_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53611_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53612_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53613_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53614_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53615_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53616_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53617_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53618_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53619_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53620_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53621_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53622_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53623_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53624_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53625_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53626_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53627_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53628_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53629_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53630_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53631_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53632_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53633_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53634_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53635_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53636_781008485.ARC
File Name: E:\archivelogs\LOG1_53637_781008485.ARC

RMAN> recover database;

Starting recover at 18-FEB-18
using channel ORA_DISK_1

starting media recovery

archive log thread 1 sequence 53636 is already on disk as file E:\ARCHIVELOGS\LO
G1_53636_781008485.ARC
archive log thread 1 sequence 53637 is already on disk as file E:\ARCHIVELOGS\LO
G1_53637_781008485.ARC
archive log filename=E:\ARCHIVELOGS\LOG1_53636_781008485.ARC thread=1 sequence=5
3636
archive log filename=E:\ARCHIVELOGS\LOG1_53637_781008485.ARC thread=1 sequence=5
3637
unable to find archive log
archive log thread=1 sequence=53638
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-03002: failure of recover command at 02/18/2018 16:04:01
RMAN-06054: media recovery requesting unknown log: thread 1 seq 53638 lowscn 857
961236

RMAN>

 

Database is now in incomplete recovery, after new archivelogs are generated do recovery again. You can keep doing this till you are ready to open database with resetlogs and startup in mount mode

 

rman target /

RMAN> catalog start with ‘E:\archivelogs’;

 

RMAN> recover database;

Starting recover at 18-FEB-18
allocated channel: ORA_DISK_1
channel ORA_DISK_1: sid=269 devtype=DISK

starting media recovery

archive log thread 1 sequence 53638 is already on disk as file E:\ARCHIVELOGS\LO
G1_53638_781008485.ARC
archive log thread 1 sequence 53639 is already on disk as file E:\ARCHIVELOGS\LO
G1_53639_781008485.ARC
archive log filename=E:\ARCHIVELOGS\LOG1_53638_781008485.ARC thread=1 sequence=5
3638
archive log filename=E:\ARCHIVELOGS\LOG1_53639_781008485.ARC thread=1 sequence=5
3639
unable to find archive log
archive log thread=1 sequence=53640
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-03002: failure of recover command at 02/18/2018 17:03:52
RMAN-06054: media recovery requesting unknown log: thread 1 seq 53640 lowscn 857
981603

RMAN> alter database open resetlogs;

database opened

RMAN> list incarnation;

ist of Database Incarnations
B Key Inc Key DB Name DB ID STATUS Reset SCN Reset Time
—— ——- ——– —————- — ———- ———-
1 ECC 1040999203 PARENT 1 07-JUL-10
2 ECC 1040999203 PARENT 583052 19-APR-12
3 ECC 1040999203 CURRENT 857981604 18-FEB-18

 

 

 

 

Script to SET NEWNAME for DATAFILES in RMAN for Cloning

— If doing on Source Server —

::12c–>sqlplus “/as sysdba”

set head off pages 0 feed off echo off verify off
set lines 200
spool rename_datafiles.lst
select ‘set newname for datafile ‘ || file_id || ‘ to ”/u01/oradata/’ ||
substr(file_name,instr(file_name,’/’,-1)+1) || ”’;’
from dba_data_files ;
spool off
exit;

— If doing on Target Server —

[oracle@testorcl ~]$ sqlplus “/as sysdba”

set head off pages 0 feed off echo off verify off
set lines 200
spool rename_datafiles.lst
select ‘set newname for datafile ‘ || file# || ‘ to ”/u01/oradata/’ ||
substr(name,instr(name,’/’,-1)+1) || ”’;’
from v$datafile ;
spool off
exit;

Restore Table from RMAN Backup Oracle 12c

 

One of the amazing features of Oracle Database 12c is that now you can do a logical restore from a physical backup. Before 12c it was not possible to restore a table from a RMAN backup. This feature is amazing speciall when you have a large database and needs to restore a small table. One of the pre-requisites is you must have a Full Backup of the database and also archivelogs after the fully backup must be available. We can proceed to do the restore with below RMAN command

$ rman target /

RECOVER TABLE HR.EMP
UNTIL TIME ‘SYSDATE-0.22’
AUXILIARY DESTINATION ‘/backups/rmanbkp’
REMAP TABLE ‘HR’.’EMP’:’EMP_RECVR’

HR.EMP is the table to be recovered from the RMAN backup

SYSDATE-0.22 is the time till where the table will be rolled back; this is to specify the point in time for recovery: UNTIL TIME, UNTIL SCN, or UNTIL SEQUENCE can be used

Auxiliary Destination is destination where a instance is created for the recovery process

REMAP TABLE clause is used to specify to restore the table with another name

Using this method even individual table paritions can be restored.

RMAN Script for Tape Backup : Tivoli Storage Manager

[sourcecode language=”sql”]

run
{
allocate channel sbt1 type sbt parms ‘ENV=(TDPO_OPTFILE=/opt/tivoli/tsm/client/oracle/bin64/tdpo.opt)’;
allocate channel sbt2 type sbt parms ‘ENV=(TDPO_OPTFILE=/opt/tivoli/tsm/client/oracle/bin64/tdpo.opt)’;
CONFIGURE DEFAULT DEVICE TYPE TO ‘SBT_TAPE’;
BACKUP DATABASE FORMAT ‘MW_FULL_%s_%D_%M_%Y’ tag ‘MW_DAILY_FULL_DB_BKP’;
BACKUP archivelog all not backed up 1 times format ‘ARCH_%d_ALL_%s_%t’ tag ‘MW_ARCH_LOG_BKP’;
release channel sbt1;
release channel sbt2;
}

[/sourcecode]

RMAN — ORA-19909: datafile 1 belongs to an orphan incarnation in a Standby Database.

We had an interesting scenario where we did a full rman refresh of a standby database becuase the archivelogs went missing and there was a gap. After doing the restore we got the below error in the RMAN recovery

rman nocatalog target sys/******@mw auxiliary /
connected to target database: MW (DBID=000000000)
using target database control file instead of recovery catalog
connected to auxiliary database: MW (not mounted)
RMAN> DUPLICATE TARGET DATABASE FOR STANDBY NOFILENAMECHECK DORECOVER;
The restore was succesful but the recovery gave below error

Oracle Error:
ORA-01547: warning: RECOVER succeeded but OPEN RESETLOGS would get error below
ORA-01152: file 1 was not restored from a sufficiently old backup
ORA-01110: data file 1: ‘+DATAC1/mwdr/datafile/system.572.867661777’
After doing a lot of googling and searching support.oracle.com it turns out it has something to do with the
incarnation of databases. We checked the incarnation for both the Primary and Standby database.

Output for Primary Database
RMAN> list incarnation of database;
List of Database Incarnations
DB Key Inc Key DB Name DB ID STATUS Reset SCN Reset Time
——- ——- ——– —————- — ———- ———-
1 1 MW 1312370394 PARENT 1 24-AUG-13
2 2 MW 1312370394 CURRENT 925702 10-JUL-14
Output for Standby Database

RMAN> list incarnation of database;

List of Database Incarnations
DB Key Inc Key DB Name DB ID STATUS Reset SCN Reset Time
——- ——- ——– —————- — ———- ———-
1 1 MW 1312370394 PARENT 1 24-AUG-13
2 2 MW 1312370394 ORPHAN 925702 10-JUL-14
4 4 MW 1312370394 ORPHAN 20799166 23-OCT-14
3 3 MW 1312370394 CURRENT 22477563 30-OCT-14


Solution:

As we can see clearly from the output the primary database is currenly on a different incarnation from the standby database. The way to address it is to reset the incarnation on the standby database to match the primary incarnation.
RMAN> reset database to incarnation 2;

RMAN> list incarnation of database;
List of Database Incarnations
DB Key Inc Key DB Name DB ID STATUS Reset SCN Reset Time
——- ——- ——– —————- — ———- ———-
1 1 MW 1312370394 PARENT 1 24-AUG-13
2 2 MW 1312370394 CURRENT 925702 10-JUL-14
4 4 MW 1312370394 ORPHAN 20799166 23-OCT-14
3 3 MW 1312370394 ORPHAN 22477563 30-OCT-14
As you can now the incarnations match. Now do the recovery for the database again and the logs will apply and start shipping like normal again.

RMAN database restore until time

I had a block corruption of my primary database, though we had a standby build we wanted to recover the Primary instead of failover to the Standby.
This recovery is possible when you have say a full backup made of the database till 9th May and all archivelogs from 9th May till 12th MAY are present.

Put the database in mount mode and restore it till the time before the corruption happened.

run {
set until time to_date(’12-May-2012 00:00:00′, ‘DD-MON-YYYY HH24:MI:SS’);
restore database;
recover database;
}

 

ORA-38753: Cannot flashback data file ; no flashback log data. ORA-01110: data file

CAUTION !!!! DO NOT DO THIS ON YOUR PRIMARY. IF YOU DO THEN YOU WOULD REQUIRE MEDIA RECOVERY ON THE DATAFILE YOU BROUGHT OFFLINE !!!

 

If your getting this error when you converting a Snapshot Standby Database (11gR2) back to Physical Standby Database.

SQL> ALTER DATABASE CONVERT TO PHYSICAL STANDBY;

ERROR at line 1: ORA-38753: Cannot flashback data file 4; no flashback log data. ORA-01110: data file 4: ‘+DATA/swxstandby/datafile/swx.271.780160475’

When you get this error do as below :

SQL> select a.file#, a.name file_name, b.ts#, b.name ts_name, b.flashback_on from v$datafile a, v$tablespace b where a.ts#=b.ts# ;

TS# TS_NAME                        FLA ———- ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ———- —————————— —          1 +DATA/swxstandby/datafile/system.270.780160477                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             0 SYSTEM                         YES          2 +DATA/swxstandby/datafile/sysaux.269.780160477                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             1 SYSAUX                         YES          3 +DATA/swxstandby/datafile/undotbs1.268.780160477                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           2 UNDOTBS1                       YES          5 +DATA/swxstandby/datafile/undotbs2.267.780160477                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           5 UNDOTBS2                       YES          4 +DATA/swxstandby/datafile/swx.271.780160475                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                7 SWX                            NO          6 +DATA/swxstandby/datafile/osms.266.780160477                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               9 OSMS                           YES

6 rows selected.

See which datafile has flashback_on colmn set as NO

SQL> alter database datafile 4 offline;

Database altered.

SQL> select flashback_on from v$database ;

FLASHBACK_ON —————— RESTORE POINT ONLY

SQL> select name, flashback_on from v$tablespace ;

NAME                           FLA —————————— — SYSTEM                         YES SYSAUX                         YES UNDOTBS1                       YES SWX                            NO TEMP                           YES UNDOTBS2                       YES OSMS                           YES

SQL> alter tablespace SWX flashback on;

Tablespace altered.

SQL> shutdown immediate;

ORA-01109: database not open

Database dismounted.

ORACLE instance shut down.

SQL> startup mount;

ORACLE instance started.

Total System Global Area 6415597568 bytes

Fixed Size                  2171296 bytes

Variable Size            1979719264 bytes

Database Buffers         4429185024 bytes

Redo Buffers                4521984 bytes

Database mounted.

SQL> alter database convert to physical standby;

Database altered.

SQL> shutdown immediate;

ORA-01507: database not mounted

ORACLE instance shut down.

SQL> startup mount ORACLE instance started.

Total System Global Area 6415597568 bytes

Fixed Size                  2171296 bytes

Variable Size            1979719264 bytes

Database Buffers         4429185024 bytes

Redo Buffers                4521984 bytes Database mounted.

SQL> alter database recover managed standby database using current logfile disconnect from session;

Database altered.

SQL> select flashback_on from v$database ;

FLASHBACK_ON —————— NO

SQL> select open_mode,switchover_status,database_role from v$database;

OPEN_MODE            SWITCHOVER_STATUS    DATABASE_ROLE ——————– ——————– —————- MOUNTED              RECOVERY NEEDED      PHYSICAL STANDBY

Resync Standby Database when Archivelogs at Primary are deleted.

In this scenario,the standby database lost contact(connection) with primary database for few days and hundreds of redo log was switched and unfortunately archivelogs were deleted from primary database, network problem is resolved , and now you want to resync standby db with minimun time / no downtime.

server 1 (primary database)
os: linux 64bit
db: 10gR2
db_size: 700GB

server 2 (standby database (DR))
os: linux 64bit
db: 10gR2

1. Find the current SCN of standby database.

select current_scn from v$database;
CURRENT_SCN
———–
4793543

2. On the primary database – create the needed incremental backup from the above SCN

rman target /
RMAN> BACKUP DEVICE TYPE DISK INCREMENTAL FROM SCN 4793543 DATABASE FORMAT ‘C:\temp\bkup_%U’;

3. create a new standby controlfile from production

sqlplus> alter database create standby crontrolfile ‘blah’;

4.cancel managed recovery on standby
sqlplus> recover managed standby database cancel;

5. Move your incremental backup from (2) to the standby server (empty folder) and catalog it
rman target /
rman> catalog start with ‘c:\temp\backup\’;

6. recover your standby from the incremental backup
rman> recover database noredo;

7. shutdown the standby and replace the controlfile with the one you backup in (3)

8.startup the standby and put it back into managed recovery mode
sqlplus> startup mount
sqlplus> recover managed standby database disconnect;