External Tables Are Not Accessible When The Path Contains A Link
(Doc ID 1396021.1)
Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 126.96.36.199 to 188.8.131.52.0 [Release 11.2]
Select from an external table fails with:
The directory exists on dba_directories and the users have permissions to read, write...BUT it is a link created with mklink:
mklink /D D:\empty_link d:\meta_data
Bundle patch 10 for 184.108.40.206 was applied to fix bug 12640242 "11203_W2K8_ACFS:HIT KUP-04027 ERROR WHEN QUERY DATA FROM EXTERNAL TABLE ON ACFS" and DISABLE_DIRECTORY_LINK_CHECK parameter is used, but the issue is not solved.
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