Oracle Keep Writing To Old Diag_dest After Changing Diagnostic_dest Parameter in 11g (Doc ID 1476463.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 25, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.0.6 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 11.1 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 25-Dec-2016***

Symptoms

In 11g,

Changing of diagnostic_dest has no effect on some background processes like diag/diag0.   The files get written to both old and new location.

 

Changes

Changed the diagnostic_dest parameter to different location with scope=both and sid='*'

Cause

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