DataPump On RAC Servers Changes Group Ownership Of Dump Files To ASMADMIN
(Doc ID 1431052.1)
Last updated on JANUARY 16, 2020
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 184.108.40.206 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
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Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
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DataPump on RAC servers changes the group ownership of dump files to ASMADMIN so the application DBA cannot move the dump files.
Oracle GRID installed as orainst ID.
Primary group is oinstall.
Oracle rdbms installed as oradba ID.
Primary group is oinstall
uid=39985(orainst) gid=8000(oinstall) groups=8111(asmadmin),8112(asmdba),8113(asmoper),8716(dba)
uid=39986(oradba) gid=8000(oinstall) groups=8110(oper),8111(asmadmin),8112(asmdba),8716(dba),5431(dpwd),5434(localbin)
GRID and RDBMS is installed by one group and DataPump is being run by another group. Ownership of the dump files is orainst. Without the group ownership being oinstall or dba (accessible to both groups), the application DBA cannot move the dump files.
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