Space issue:Oracle Binary drive filling with oracle exe files

(Doc ID 1576227.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 13, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.3 and later
Generic Windows

Symptoms

 Oracle binary directory getting filled up automatically.Resulting space alert from same drive.

While investigating further,it is filling up files named like below ,

 

07/18/2013  07:42 AM       154,363,392 oracle.20130722090002.exe
07/18/2013  07:42 AM       154,363,392 oracle.20130722091502.exe
07/18/2013  07:42 AM       154,363,392 oracle.20130722093021.exe
07/18/2013  07:42 AM       154,363,392 oracle.20130722094502.exe
07/18/2013  07:42 AM       154,363,392 oracle.20130722100002.exe
07/18/2013  07:42 AM       154,363,392 oracle.20130722101502.exe
07/18/2013  07:42 AM       154,363,392 oracle.20130722103002.exe
07/18/2013  07:42 AM       154,363,392 oracle.20130722104502.exe
07/18/2013  07:42 AM       154,363,392 oracle.20130722110002.exe
07/18/2013  07:42 AM       154,363,392 oracle.20130722111502.exe
07/18/2013  07:42 AM       154,363,392 oracle.20130722113002.exe
07/18/2013  07:42 AM       154,363,392 oracle.20130722114502.exe
07/18/2013  07:42 AM       154,363,392 oracle.20130722120002.exe
07/18/2013  07:42 AM       154,363,392 oracle.20130722121502.exe
07/18/2013  07:42 AM       154,363,392 oracle.20130722123002.exe
07/18/2013  07:42 AM       154,363,392 oracle.20130722124502.exe
07/18/2013  07:42 AM       154,363,392 oracle.20130722130002.exe
07/18/2013  07:42 AM       154,363,392 oracle.20130722131502.exe
07/18/2013  07:42 AM       154,363,392 oracle.20130722133002.exe
07/18/2013  07:42 AM       154,363,392 oracle.20130722134502.exe

 

07/18/2013  07:42 AM           455,680 amdu.20130805043000.exe
07/18/2013  07:42 AM           455,680 amdu.20130805044500.exe
07/18/2013  07:42 AM           455,680 amdu.20130805050000.exe
07/18/2013  07:42 AM           455,680 amdu.20130805051500.exe
07/18/2013  07:42 AM           455,680 amdu.20130805053000.exe
07/18/2013  07:42 AM           455,680 amdu.20130805054500.exe
07/18/2013  07:42 AM           455,680 amdu.20130805060000.exe
07/18/2013  07:42 AM           455,680 amdu.20130805061500.exe
07/18/2013  07:42 AM           455,680 amdu.20130805063000.exe
07/18/2013  07:42 AM           455,680 amdu.20130805064500.exe
07/18/2013  07:42 AM           455,680 amdu.20130805070000.exe

 

Cause

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