RMAN-06441: cannot upgrade catalog – catalog is already newer than this RMAN

Hi,

Sometimes You can get “RMAN-06441: cannot upgrade catalog – catalog is already newer than this RMAN ” error.

 

Details of error are as follows.

RMAN-06441: cannot upgrade catalog - catalog is already newer than this RMAN
Cause: The recovery catalog is already at a version level that is greater than this version of the
Recovery Manager. The UPGRADE CATALOG command is not needed.
Action: Either upgrade to a more recent Recovery Manager, or continue to use the current version.
Message 6191 will be issued if the recovery catalog is too new to work with this version of Recovery Manager.
RMAN-06429: RCVCAT database is not compatible with this version of RMAN
RMAN> upgrade catalog;

RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-06441: cannot upgrade catalog – catalog is already newer than this RMAN

 



 

This error is related with the ‘DBMS_RCVMAN’ body package is invalid, because there are two synonyms, namely, TDATT and TFATT, that points to two non-existing RMAN tables.


Dropped the two synonyms, namely, TDATT and TFATT, and the RMAN command “upgrade catalog” is successfully completed without any errors.

 

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

https://ittutorial.org/rman-backup-restore-and-recovery-tutorials-for-beginners-in-the-oracle-database/

 

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