All server initiated backups of Oracle databases on Linux server show as expired when crosscheck command is run using RMAN

Problem

All server initiated backups of Oracle databases on Linux server show as expired when crosscheck command is run using RMAN

Error Message

The above issue occurs on Oracle databases installed on Linux server.

If crosscheck backup command is run for backups performed using Backup Exec, all server initiated backups are returned as expired and restore from any such expired set may fail.

Server initiated restore may fail with one of the following error:

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RMAN-06100: no channel to restore a backup or copy of datafile 4
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OR

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RMAN-06023: no backup or copy of datafile 4 found to restore
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DBA initiated restore may fail with the following error:

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RMAN-03002: failure of restore command at 11/13/2008 10:41:18
RMAN-06026: some targets not found - aborting restore
RMAN-06025: no backup of log thread 1 seq 85 lowscn 3191020 found to restore
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Solution

Workaround:

While configuring Backup Exec Agent for Oracle on Linux server ensure that the Linux server is specified using FQDN under backup selection list.

For information on how to configure the Backup Exec Agent for Oracle on Linux server refer to the document in related documents section.
Solution:
 
This issue has been resolved in Backup Exec 2010.R2 and above.

 

 

 

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