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Is it fine to delete zero bytes size files from ORACLE_HOME or client's Oracle home directories locations (Doc ID 1983156.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 28, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.0.1.0 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.

Goal

 We can see there are numerous empty and zero byte files in database and client Oracle home directories. Our storage admin asking if they can delete these files from  ORACLE_HOME directory locations.

Solution

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