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Read Only Permission on Archive Logs when Using DNFS (Doc ID 1463139.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 24, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.0.7 and later
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 Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When archive log destination is using DNFS, Oracle creates the archives with READ ONLY permissions.
All other database files have correct permissions.

The problem is seen only when using DNFS .

-r--r----- 1 oracle dba 18875904 Feb 16 12:02 arch_1_95_704296572.arc
-r--r----- 1 oracle dba 1733120 Feb 16 12:26 arch_1_96_704296572.arc
-r--r----- 1 oracle dba 12288 Feb 16 12:27 arch_1_97_704296572.arc 

 

Impact: Not able to delete manually the archivelogs as a result of being in READ ONLY mode. (when RMAN is not used )

Cause

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