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How to Investigate and Solve the Errors (ORA-46258, ORA-46263) Related to Audit Trail Cleanup Init/Deinit Operations (Doc ID 1355142.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 01, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Audit Vault - Version 10.2.3.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
 

Symptoms

This note is dedicated to the situations when attempting to initialize or deinitialize the audit trail cleanup (ATC) options, these are failing with these errors:
ORA-46263: The audit trail is already initialized for cleanup
for initialize operations and
ORA-46258: Cleanup not initialized for the audit trail
for deinitialize operations.
These problems tend to appear mostly when trying to initialize or deinitialize all the ATC options, using:

Changes

These errors would appear mostly after ATC has been running for a while and changes have been performed. As a general rule, the changes are not actually known.

Cause

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Symptoms
Changes
Cause
Solution
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