Error '185000: Directory either does not exist or it is empty' Running Batch Data Load (Doc ID 368788.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2010

Applies to:

Oracle Clinical - Version: 4.0 to 4.5 - Release: 4 to 4.5
Information in this document applies to any platform.
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***Checked for relevance on 04-Aug-2010***

Goal

Receiving the following error during batch data load:

'185000: Directory either does not exist or it is empty'

This is reported on the following bug:

<> - THE SELECT SERVER FILE FORM HAS TROUBLE WITH LONG DIRECTORY NAMES

The following workaround is listed in the bug, but moving the files may not be acceptable:

 

  • Move the files to a directory with a shorter path name
  • Use a symbolic link to shorten the path

Solution

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