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How to Make Trace Files Created by Oracle Readable by All Users ? (Doc ID 1022776.6)

Last updated on OCTOBER 30, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.1.7.4 to 11.1.0.7 [Release 8.1.7 to 11.1]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

How do you make all trace files that Oracle creates readable to owner, group,and world or public?
 
Any "*.trc" files created by Oracle have permissions of 640, with owner of Oracle and group DBA.  

For example:  -rw-r-----  oracle  dba
 
Setting umask in the users login script (.cshrc or .profile) does not effect the permissions on any trace files that are created by Oracle.

Changes

 NA

Cause

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