RMAN Backup or Restore Fails with ora-27040 if directory location does not exist or is unwriteable (Doc ID 119434.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 27, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.0.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Problem Description


An unreachable or unwritable directory path was specified were the backup or restore
should be written to.

RMAN Backup failed with Errors:

RMAN-10035: exception raised in RPC: string
ORA-19504   "failed to create file \"%s\""
ORA-27040   "file create error, unable to create file"                                       

 

Cause

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