ORA-19625: error identifying file string

I got ” ORA-19625: error identifying file string ”  error in Oracle database.

 

ORA-19625: error identifying file string

 

Details of error are as follows.

ORA-19625: error identifying file string
Cause: A file specified as input to a copy or backup operation, or as the target for an
 incremental restore, could not be identified as an Oracle file. An OS-specific error
 accompanies this error to help pinpoint the problem.

Action: Specify an different file and retry the operation.

RMAN-06059: expected archived log not found, lost of archived log  recoverability
ORA-19625: error identifying file /var/opt/arch_oltp28_1_744738.arc
ORA-27037: unable to obtain file status
   

 

 

error identifying file string

This ORA-19625 errors are related with file specified as input to a copy or backup operation, or as the target for an
incremental restore, could not be identified as an Oracle file. An OS-specific error accompanies this error to help pinpoint the problem.

To solve this error, Specify an different file and retry the operation.

Try to run the following commands.

RMAN> crosscheck copy of archivelog all
RMAN> crosscheck archivelog all
RMAN> resync catalog
RMAN> delete force obsolete;
RMAN> delete expired archivelog all ;

 

If the problem is not solved,then Files were deleted at OS level and Archive log files were deleted at OS level.

To solve this error, Run the following commands.

 

RMAN> Change archivelog '<Archive log which was deleted>' UNCATALOG ; 

Please note the first archive log name would be present in the error message ORA-19625:

For example :-

RMAN-06059: expected archived log not found, lost of archived log 
ORA-19625: error identifying file /var/opt/arch_oltp28_1_744738.arc 
ORA-27037: unable to obtain file status 


RMAN> Change archivelog '/var/opt/arch_oltp28_1_744738.arc'  uncatalog;

Run the archive log backup command check if you still get the error

Keeping specify the archive log file name reported in ORA-19625 till backup of archive log goes fine

Or

RMAN> Change Archivelog all Uncatalog ;

Please note the above command will uncatalog the information about the Archive log from catalog database.

 

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