Sunday , June 16 2024

ORA-27086: unable to lock file – already in use

When nfslock service is turned off, export ends with an ORA-27086 error when trying to backup on a NFS mounted directory. To resolve this error, the nfslock service must be started.


The error received during export is as follows.

Checking the status of the nfslock service:

Starting nfslock service

Then, export will be completed successfully.

You can use the following command to automatically start the nfslock service each time the server starts.

NOTE: The above commands apply to Red-Hat and derivatives systems. It will differ in other distributions.


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