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Control File Backup Creation Failed with Error: Backup target file size found to be zero. (Doc ID 1576951.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 14, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 to 12.2.0.1 [Release 11.2 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Controlfile backups fail.

Symptoms

- Controlfile creation failing with error.

 - The alert log reporting the following error:

 

Control file backup creation failed.
Backup target file size found to be zero.
Errors in file <path>/<dbname>_ckpt_16439.trc:
ORA-27037: unable to obtain file status
Linux-x86_64 Error: 2: No such file or directory
Additional information: 3

  

Changes

 

Cause

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