connection to database takes long time including "sqlplus / as sysdba" due to many audit files

(Doc ID 1386801.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 21, 2011

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 11.2.0.2 and later   [Release: 11.2 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The connection from client and from sqlplus on local server takes 10 to 30 seconds.

The connection using "sqlplus / as sysdba" also takes 10 to 30 seconds.

Cause

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