When backing up Oracle database the backup fails with the error "0xe0000340 - The Database script returned an error.

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Oracle backups fail with error "0xe0000340 - The Database script returned an error. Refer to the Database script output section in job logs for more details."

Error Message

The backup job log has the following RMAN output.

RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-03002: failure of backup command at 01/28/2012 17:40:35
RMAN-10015: error compiling PL/SQL program
RMAN-10033: error during compilation of job step 2: ORA-00603: ORACLE server session terminated by fatal error
ORA-04030: out of process memory when trying to allocate 200 bytes (PL/SQL DIANA,LISIMA: Add cells)

Recovery Manager complete."


This is an memory error on the oracle server when running the RMAN backups.The oracle technical support should be contacted to resolve this issue.

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