Large Number Of Audit Files Being Created In GI_HOME/rdbms/audit (Doc ID 2114215.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 04, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Large number of audit files being created in the GI_HOME/rdbms/audit directory for 12.1.0.2.

+ASM2_ora_7941_20160201103938290904143795.aud:

Audit file /app/12.1.0/grid/rdbms/audit/+ASM2_ora_7941_20160201103938290904143795.aud
Oracle Database 12c Enterprise Edition Release 12.1.0.2.0 - 64bit Production
With the Real Application Clusters and Automatic Storage Management options
ORACLE_HOME = /app/12.1.0/grid
System name:    SunOS
Node name:    okavango02
Release:    5.10
Version:    Generic_150400-14
Machine:    sun4v
Instance name: +ASM2
Redo thread mounted by this instance: 0 <none>
Oracle process number: 33
Unix process pid: 7941, image: oracle@okavango02 (TNS V1-V3)

Mon Feb  1 10:39:38 2016 +10:00
LENGTH : '261'
ACTION :[124] 'SELECT a.state, b.startup_time FROM v$asm_diskgroup_stat a, v$instance b WHERE a.name = :1  /* asm agent *//* {2:30123:2} */'
DATABASE USER:[1] '/'
PRIVILEGE :[6] 'SYSASM'
CLIENT USER:[4] 'grid'
CLIENT TERMINAL:[0] ''
STATUS:[1] '0'
DBID:[0] ''

 

Cause

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