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RMAN Error during Backup – “ORA-19809: limit exceeded for recovery files”

Posted by FatDBA on August 21, 2012

ORA-19804: cannot reclaim string bytes disk space from string limit
Reason: Oracle cannot reclaim disk space of specified bytes from the DB_RECOVERY_FILE_DEST_SIZE limit.

alter system set db_recovery_file_dest_size=<size> scope=both
If receives below error while altering DB Recovery Dest Size ex:
ORA-32001: write to SPFILE requested but no SPFILE specified at startup

– create spfile from pfile;
– shutdown immediate
– startup


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