ORA-01119 and ORA-27040 Database file creation error

Posted on 2006-03-31
Last Modified: 2008-01-09

i am trying to create a database in Oracle 9.2.7 for Windows.

I am using Windows XP.

The used directory exists and i have write permission...

My Code for SQL:
create tablespace xxx_install
datafile ' c:\oracle\oradata\xxx_install01.dbf'
size 160M
autoextend on next 10M maxsize 1999M;

This is the error output:
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-01119: error in creating database file '
ORA-27040: skgfrcre: create error, unable to create file

Please help me to fix this.

Regards Stefan
Question by:woigl
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    Expert Comment

    Are you sure you have permissions?

    Oracle 9.2 or Earlier Error Message
    Error:      ORA-27040
    Text:      skgfrcre: create error, unable to create file
    Cause:      create system call returned an error, unable to create file
    Action:      verify filename, and permissions
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    Accepted Solution


    Also you may want to use the Enterprise Manager console (GUI) to administrate your DB.

    Author Comment

    Yes, the Admin didnt had an assignment to the DBA group... it works now!!


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