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SQL*Loader Bad And Discard Files Do Not Fllow Umask Setting (Doc ID 1371772.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 25, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 06-Aug-2014***

Symptoms

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The Bad and Discard files generated by the SQL*Loader (sqlldr) are not following any OS standard for setting file permission. It always generate a file with -rw-r--r-- no matter what the umask or directory permission is set to.

This can be replicated very easily:

Cause

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