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

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

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


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

RMAN-03009: failure of backup command on c1 channel at 06/18/2016 13:28:25
ORA-19504: failed to create file "N:\DATABASE_BACKUP\CONTROL_FILE__ORCL_20160618_2316_1"
ORA-27040: file create error, unable to create file
OSD-04002: unable to open file
O/S-Error: (OS 3) The system cannot find the path specified.

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. 


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