RMAN Archivlog backup failed with error ORA-19504 , ORA-27038 (Doc ID 329849.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 03, 2007

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 8.1.7 to 10.1.0.4
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

Archivlog backup failed with error ORA-19504 , ORA-27038
RMAN> run
    2> {
    3> allocate channel c1 type disk format '/opt/oracle/product/ora92/dbs';
    4> backup archivelog sequence 196;
    5> }
    
    allocated channel: c1
    channel c1: sid=22 devtype=DISK
    
    Starting backup at 30-JUL-05
    channel c1: starting archive log backupset
    channel c1: specifying archive log(s) in backup set
    input archive log thread=1 sequence=196 recid=138 stamp=564924575
    channel c1: starting piece 1 at 30-JUL-05
    released channel: c1
    RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
    RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
    RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
    RMAN-03009: failure of backup command on c1 channel at 07/30/2005 10:33:15
    ORA-19504: failed to create file "/opt/oracle/product/ora92/dbs"
    ORA-27038: skgfrcre: file exists

Cause

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