Oracle backup failing. RMAN output shows ORA-27028

Oracle backup failing. RMAN output shows ORA-27028

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Last Published: 2013-10-24
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Oracle backup failing. RMAN output shows ORA-27028. 

Error Message

The RMAN script output shows the following:

RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-03009: failure of backup command on ch00 channel at 02/08/2011 12:43:45
ORA-19506: failed to create sequential file, name="bk_3_1_742567399", parms=""
ORA-27028: skgfqcre: sbtbackup returned error
ORA-19511: Error received from media manager layer, error text:
   VxBSACreateObject: Failed with error:
   Server Status:  the specified policy is not of the correct client type


Recovery Manager complete


Note the client is the fully qualified name in the Oracle backup policy as shown in /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/admincmd/bppllist  <policy name> -L output:

Policy Name:       policy name

Options:           0x0

template:          FALSE

c_unused1:         ?

Names:             (none)

Policy Type:       Oracle (4)

Active:            yes

Effective date:    01/27/2011 07:20:42

Block Incremental: no

Mult. Data Stream: no

Perform Snapshot Backup:   no

Snapshot Method:           (none)

Snapshot Method Arguments: (none)

Perform Offhost Backup:    no

Backup Copy:               0

Use Data Mover:            no

Data Mover Type:           2

Use Alternate Client:      no

Alternate Client Name:     (none)

Use Virtual Machine:      0

Hyper-V Server Name:     (none)

Enable Instant Recovery:   no

Policy Priority:   0

Max Jobs/Policy:   Unlimited

Disaster Recovery: 0

Collect BMR Info:  no

Keyword:           (none specified)

Data Classification:       -

Residence is Storage Lifecycle Policy:    no

Client Encrypt:    no

Checkpoint:        no

Residence:         MC0300UX720_STK_L700_LIB5

Volume Pool:       Xerox_Backups

Server Group:      *ANY*

Granular Restore Info:  no

Generation:      12

Client/HW/OS/Pri:  client.domainname Solaris Solaris9 2032148512 0 0 0 ?

Include:           /usr/openv/netbackup/ext/db_ext/oracle/rman/bin/



Verify the name in the Oracle backup policy matches the name in the /usr/openv/netbackup/bp.conf file on client.

Also verify that the policy type is Oracle


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