ORA-19504 ORA-27040 During Rman Backup To A Mounted Windows Directory In Linux (Doc ID 464267.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 14-Dec-2011***


Symptoms

RMAN Backup to a mounted windows directory in Linux fails with :

RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-03009: failure of backup command on Channe1 channel at 09/12/2007 18:59:57
ORA-19504: failed to create file "/backup/Oracle/max6p64/database/MAX6P_9eirpadc_1_1"
ORA-27040: file create error, unable to create file
Linux-x86_64 Error: 22: Invalid argument

Cause

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