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Oracle database backup fails with error "The database must be in archivelog mode to create a log only backup"

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Applies to

  • SnapCenter Server 4.7
  • SnapCenter Plug-in for Oracle (SCO)
  • Oracle Database


Single database fails with the following messages:

'Discovering Oracle Database Files' failed with error: Discovery failed for object <objectname> with error PL-SCO-20006: Discovery of database files failed for database FBEDATA2Q on host <host name> with error PL-SCO-20002: Failed to create log only backup. The database must be in archivelog mode to create a log only backup..

"Activity 'Finalizing Oracle Database Backup' failed with error: PostBackupActivity contains warnings: PL-SCO-20047: Skipped archivelog pruning because logbackup failed for the database <database name>."

Activity 'Send EMS Messages' failed with error: Unable to find storage system for given resources. EMS message instead sent to the storage connection accessible by this user:<user name>

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