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TSM: ORA-27211: Failed to load Media Management Library (Doc ID 290427.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 20, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.0.1.4 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud 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
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 23-Sep-2014***


Symptoms

 

When attempting backup after a new install or upgrade to Oracle9i you see the error:

RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-03009: failure of allocate command on ch1 channel at 11/11/2004 22:36:02
ORA-19554: error allocating device, device type: SBT_TAPE, device name:
ORA-27211: Failed to load Media Management Library
Additional information: 8
Recovery Manager complete.

 

Cause

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