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RMAN-20202 tips

Expert Oracle Database Tips by Donald BurlesonMarch 8, 2015


Question:  I am getting these errors when doing a tablespace point in time recovery (TSPITR) in RMAN:

RMAN-03002: failure of recover command at 03/06/2011 15:07:27
RMAN-20202: Tablespace not found in the recovery catalog
RMAN-06019: could not translate tablespace name "HRTEST"

How do I fix the RMAN-20202 error?

Answer: The oerr utility can display details on this error message:

RMAN-20202:  Tablespace not found in the recovery catalog  

Cause:  the specified tablespace is not found in the recovery catalog
Action:  make sure that the tablespace name is correct and that the recovery catalog is up-to-date

In your case, you need to confirm that this tablespace name exists within your ORACLE_SID database by querying the dba_data_files view.

    file_name = 'name of your HRTEST file';

Also, query the RMAN catalog database for details.

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