Select From External Table Using a Symbolic Link Fails With Error KUP-04027 After Upgrade

(Doc ID 1981190.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 23, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


A select from an external table that references a symbolic link for file access, fails with error KUP-04027 after upgrading to




Database was upgraded from to


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