How to resolve ORA-01114 Error Message in Oracle database

Learn the purpose and how to get to the bottom of the ORA-01114 error message in Oracle.

Description

When you come across an ORA-01114 error, the following error message will appear:

ORA-01114: IO error writing block to file identify block # num

Cause

You tried to write to a file, however the gadget where the file resides is offline.

Resolution

The option(s) to resolve this Oracle error are:

Option #1

You need to fix get right of entry to to this gadget and then try re-writing to the file.