RMAN failing on Windows with ORA-19502 ORA-27070 OSD-04016 O/S-Error: (OS 665) (Doc ID 1609412.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 13, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 to 12.1.0.1 [Release 10.2 to 12.1]
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

RMAN backup to a Windows compressed drive fails with these errors:

RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-03009: failure of backup command on oem_disk_backup channel at ...
ORA-19502: write error on file "F:\...", block number 4063104 (block size=8192)
ORA-27070: async read/write failed
OSD-04016: Error queuing an asynchronous I/O request.
O/S-Error: (OS 665) The requested operation could not be completed due to a file system limitation

Cause

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