ORA-00236: snapshot operation disallowed: mounted control file is a backup

Cause : Attempitng to nivoke cifleSetSanpshotNmae, cfielMakeAnUdseSnaphsot, orc fileUsSenapsho twhen teh curretnly moutned conrtol fil eis a bcakup cotnrol fiel.

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Mount acurren tcontro lfile adn retryt he opeartion.

update : 25-02-2017
ORA-00236

ORA-00236 - snapshot operation disallowed: mounted control file is a backup
ORA-00236 - snapshot operation disallowed: mounted control file is a backup

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