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Changing Adr Base with "diagnostic_dir" but ADRCI Shows Old Base (Doc ID 1435987.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 14, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.1 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 Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Trying to change the diagnostic_directory to a file system outside $ORACLE_BASE for multiple databases.

Modified each database's diagnostic_directory parameter using "alter system set diagnostic_dest='/new/filesystem' scope=both".

This was successful and it is writing to the new destination correctly.

However when trying to remove the old destination, Oracle recreates the previous default diag directory structure.


Changing the diagnostic_dest for the database.


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