RMAN Doesn’t Work In OpenVMS

This morning at work a coworker ask me about a problem He has when execute a rman session in an OpenVMS box. Yes, I know VMS is a older operating system but I’m reponsaible of some of them. The problem is when type rman a command line prompt it looks do nothing, returning the DCL prompt. Like example below;

 

$ rman

It is a bug (5703287), corrected on release 10.2.0.4.0. As a workaround you can pass a parameter to solve the problem like the following example;

 

$ rman target /

Recovery Manager: Release 10.2.0.2.0 - Production on Thu Apr 28 16:46:39 2016

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connected to target database: OPTA (DBID=797648421)

HTH – Antonio NAVARRO

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