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Select From External Table Using a Symbolic Link Fails With Error KUP-04027 After Upgrade (Doc ID 1981190.1)

Last updated on MARCH 27, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud 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
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

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A select from an external table that references a symbolic link for file access, fails with error KUP-04027 after upgrading to 11.2.0.4.

Example:

 

Changes

Database was upgraded from 11.2.0.2.3 to 11.2.0.4.5.

Cause

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