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Configure snapshot controlfile Error

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Dear Experts,


I have Oracle 11g R2 DB Primary and Standby in Two Machines

I have Window Server 2008

I am new for RMAN tools

I am doing RMAN configuration on Primary Side

I did OS Maping for one drive on Primary Side


I need to to configure RMAN to take snapshot controlfile to second node in Flash_Recovery_Area Folder



Please correct me If I am mistaken

From Node One:

I did map to drive E: and I name it Z:

I Give admin permession with full control


I configure RMAN as following:


configure default device type to disk;

configure device type disk parallelism 4 backup type to backupset;


configure controlfile autobackup on;

configure controlfile autobackup format for device type disk to '+FRA';

configure controlfile autobackup format for device type sbt to 'backup_%d_controlfile_%F';

configure retention policy to redundancy 4;

configure archivelog deletion policy to NONE;                                            

configure snapshot controlfile name to 'Z:\RMANCONTROLFILEBACKUP\SNAPSHOT_EPPROD1_CF.CTL'; ((((I am getting error)))

I am getting
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================

RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============

RMAN-00571: ===========================================================

RMAN-03002: failure of configure command at 12/19/2013 08:44:57

RMAN-03014: implicit resync of recovery catalog failed

RMAN-03009: failure of full resync command on default channel at 12/19/2013 08:44:57

ORA-01580: error creating control backup file Z:\RMANCONTROLFILEBACKUP\SNAPSHOT_EPPROD1_CF.CTL

ORA-27040: file create error, unable to create file

OSD-04002: unable to open file

O/S-Error: (OS 3) The system cannot find the path specified.

any body can help please will be highly apprecited?


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