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RMAN-10038 When Restoring Standby Control File

Problem Description

Creating standby database using Dbvisit fails when Dbvisit attempts to restore a standby control file on the standby server:

channel C_DBVISIT: restoring control file
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-03002: failure of restore command at 02/20/2014 10:16:35
RMAN-10038: database session for channel C_DBVISIT terminated unexpectedly

Errors showing in the alert log:

ORA-15183: ASMLIB initialization error [driver/agent not installed]
WARNING: FAILED to load library: /opt/oracle/extapi/64/asm/orcl/1/libasm.so
Errors in file /u01/app/oracle/diag/rdbms/mls/mls/trace/mls_rbal_8058.trc:
ORA-15183: ASMLIB initialization error [driver/agent not installed]

ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [17090], [], [], [], [], [], [], [], [], [], [], []

ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [kfioTranslateIO03], [], [], [], [], [], [], [], [], [], [], []

The problem lies outside Dbvisit product:


Anna MacNaughtan February 21, 2014 10:52

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    Donna Zehl

    regarding to this knowledge base article: http://support.dbvisit.com/hc/en-us/articles/216894457-RMAN-10038-When-Restoring-Standby-Control-File

    the problem should be fixed by following steps:

    Solution #1] Group information for $RDBMS_HOME/bin/oracle should be changed to the group that can read/write to ASM devices.

    Please execute the following action plan from note 1084186.1.
    $ su - grid
    $ cd /bin
    $ ./setasmgidwrap o=<11.2 RDBMS Home>/bin/oracle

    Solution #2] Reinstall correct ASMlib that matches up to Linux version on the server.

    Solution #3] Change config.c entry to "asmadmin" and "relink all" as grid user after unlocking GRID home
    See note Oracle Support note 1536057.1 on how to unlock GRID home for relink all.