RMAN-06428: recovery catalog is not installed


Sometimes You can get “RMAN-06428: recovery catalog is not installed ” error.


Details of error are as follows.

RMAN-06428: recovery catalog is not installed

Cause: A recovery catalog database connection has been made, but the recovery catalog tables and views have not been installed.

Action: If you mis-typed the recovery catalog owner USERID, then correct the USERID and reconnect to the

recovery catalog. If this is the first time that you have signed on to Recovery Manager with this recovery

catalog owner USERID, then use the CREATE CATALOG command to create the recovery catalog schema.

Alternatively, exit RMAN and connect without specifying a recovery catalog connection.


RMAN> register database;

RMAN-00571: ===========================================================

RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============

RMAN-00571: ===========================================================

RMAN-03002: failure of register command at 20/04/2020 15:18:29

RMAN-06428: recovery catalog is not installed



This error is related with the Catalog database,


RMAN> connect catalog user/pwd@CATALOG_DB
RMAN> connect target /

RMAN> create catalog;
recovery catalog created
Now try to register database again.
RMAN> register database;
database registered in recovery catalog
starting full resync of recovery catalog
full resync complete



Do you want to learn more details about RMAN, then read the following articles.



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