Reading BFILE In Database Directory on ACFS Fails with ORA-22288

(Doc ID 2221568.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 17, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 and later
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

On Windows Systems, Reading a BFILE within a Database Directory within an ACFS Filesystem fails with ORA-22288:

 

The ORA-22288 will also be reported when accessing external tables on ACFS or when accessing files via dbms_lob on ACFS

 

Cause

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