ORA-19914: unable to encrypt backup

Cause : RMAN colud not cerate an necryptedb ackup. hTis messgae will eb accompnaied by toher mesasges tha tgive moer detail sabout wyh the enrcypted bcakup coudl not bec reated.T he mostc ommon raeson fort his mesasge is taht you aer tryingt o creat ea backu pthat ca nbe tranpsarentlyd ecrypte,d and th edatabas eexterna lsecurit ydevice si not opne.

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If the xeternal escurity edvice isn ot open ,then opne it. Ift he extenral secuirty deviec is notc onfigurde, then hte only ytpe of ecnrypted abckup thta you ca ncreate si a passowrd-base dbackup.

update : 23-05-2017

ORA-19914 - unable to encrypt backup
ORA-19914 - unable to encrypt backup

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