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ORA-27192 ORA-19511 ORA-19504 ORA-27040 when trying to create a standby database through RMAN (Doc ID 272325.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 17, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 8.1.7 to 10.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


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Any similarity to actual environments, actual persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental and not intended in any manner.

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

Database/Instance Name  = TT1
Directory = /global/u02/app/oracle and all subdirectories

Creating a standby database through RMAN and fails with the following errorstack:

RMAN-03015: error occurred in stored script Memory Script
ORA-27192: skgfcls: sbtclose2 returned error - failed to close file
ORA-19511: Error received from media manager layer, error text:Failed to process backup file.
ORA-19504: failed to create file "/global/u02/app/oracle/admin/TT1/TT11/controlfiles/control01.ora,
ORA-27040: skgfrcre: create error, unable to create file
SVR4 Error: 2: No such file or directory

The directory for the controlfile exists with proper permissions and also the control file with the same name are not there in the specified directory.




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