Write To CIFS Filesystem on Linux Fails ( ORA-01119, ORA-27040 ) (Doc ID 1417168.1)

Last updated on JUNE 22, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You have datafiles on CIFS and IO on them fails with the following errors
The following error is encountered while writing to the datafile:
ORA-01119: error in creating database file '/location/xxx.dbf'
ORA-27040: file create error, unable to create file
You also do not know if CIFS on Linux is supported.

Cause

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