Control File Backup Creation Fails: Backup Target File Size Found To Be Zero (Doc ID 1576951.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Controlfile backups fail.

Symptoms

 Alert log shows:

 

Control file backup creation failed.
Backup target file size found to be zero.
Errors in file /u01/app/oracle/diag/rdbms/jsueco00/JSUECO02/trace/JSUECO02_ckpt_16439.trc:
ORA-27037: unable to obtain file status
Linux-x86_64 Error: 2: No such file or directory
Additional information: 3

  

Cause

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