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RMAN Backup failing on mapped drive on windows (Doc ID 2160858.1)

Last updated on APRIL 03, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.5 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

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For the purposes of this document, the following fictitious environment is used as an example to describe the procedure:

 \\hostname\backup\ is the shared folder which has been mapped as N:\ on Windows.

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RMAN backups to a mapped shared network folder is failing with error: 

The OS user, from which oracle service has been started, has read/write permissions on this network drive and is able to create files in that network drive within Windows. 

Changes

 New configuration

Cause

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