ORA-27211 EVEN THOUGH THE BACKUP IS TO DISK AND NOT TO TAPE (Doc ID 418316.1)

Last updated on JULY 31, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.0.1.4 to 10.2.0.5 [Release 9.0.1 to 10.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 31-Jul-2014***

Symptoms

Experienced the following errors, as shown below, when running the RMAN command "DELETE NOPROMPT BACKUPSET 640":

RMAN-03002: failure of delete command at 03/02/2007 14:35:46
ORA-19554: error allocating device, device type: SBT_TAPE, device name:
ORA-27211: Failed to load Media Management Library

Cause

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