Select From V$DIAG_ADR_CONTROL Fails With ORA-48118 ORA-48193 (Doc ID 1269466.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 25, 2010

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 11.2.0.1 and later   [Release: 11.2 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Select from V$DIAG_ADR_CONTROL fails ORA-48118 ORA-48193 if DIAGNOSTIC_DEST contains a dir with no read and write privileges.

SQL> select * from V$DIAG_ADR_CONTROL;
ERROR:
ORA-48118: error encountered with list directory
[/grdbms/64bit/app/oracle/test]
ORA-48193: OS command to open a directory failed
SVR4 Error: 13: Permission denied
Additional information: 2

SQL> show parameter DIAGNOSTIC_DEST

NAME TYPE VALUE
------------------------------------ -----------
diagnostic_dest string /grdbms/64bit/app/oracle

Cause

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