Error Log Files Use All Disk Space

(Doc ID 945884.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 15, 2017

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager for Fusion Middleware - Version: to
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Enterprise Manager for iAS - Version:


In a 10.1.2 infrastructure environment  there are many files under <O_H>\<machine name>_<db name>\sysman\recv\errors (Windows) $ORACLE_HOME/<machine name>_<db name>/sysman/recv/errors (UNIX) directory filling up the filesystem.

The files have the format A<id>.err_<timestamp> . The problem has no impact in the Application Server functionality apart from using disk space unnecessarily and the directory needs to be cleaned up periodically.


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