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Re: RMAN backup to remote dir. - how ?

From: Philip Douglass <>
Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2002 11:33:30 -0400
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Well since you haven't gotten a reply from anyone else yet, I'll take a crack at it, but I don't use Oracle on Windows so I may be totally off base.

I'm assuming that your f drive is a mapped drive to your catalog db server. I don't recall the details, but I believe that just because you have mapped a share that you can see, doesn't mean that Oracle can see the same mapped share. I think Oracle has fewer privileges than necessary to see the mapped drive. I don't recall the solution, but I'm pretty sure it was covered on MetaClunk.


I have a target DB and a recovery catalog DB. both r on two diff. machines in two diff. network ; both on oracle 8.1.6/win2k.

i have created the recovery catalog and registered the target database. i want to backup a datafile DF1 in the target database. when i say,

RMAN > run {
allocate channel c1 type disk;
copy datadile DF1 to 'f:\backup';

f:\backup -- this is a directory on the recovery DB machine. I get the error below.

RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-03007: retryable error occurred during execution of command: copy
RMAN-07004: unhandled exception during command execution on channel c1 RMAN-10035: exception raised in RPC: ORA-19504: failed to create file "F:\DF1.D
ORA-27040: skgfrcre: create error, unable to create file
OSD-04002: """""""""""""""
O/S-Error: (OS 3) """"""""""""""""
ORA-19600: input file is datafile 9 (D:\ORACLE\DF1.DAT)
ORA-19601: output file is datafile-copy 0 (F:\DF1.DAT.BAK)
RMAN-10031: ORA-19624 occurred during call to DBMS_BACKUP_RESTORE.COPYDATAFILE backup to local directory on target DB is okay. but can i backup to a remote machine on which my reco. DB resides ? if so , how do i do it ?

kindly explaine me.

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