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Unable to remove files from DBFS rm command does not work (Doc ID 2228209.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 24, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 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 Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Deleting files from DBFS Files with "rm" command doesn't work, other commands such as "cp" "ls" were working

oracle@oracle:/opt/oracle/dbfs/FS> ls -l lala100.txt
-rw-r--r-- 1 oracle oinstall 0 Sep 20 12:37 lala100.txt

oracle@oracle:/opt/oracle/dbfs/FS> rm lala100.txt
rm: cannot remove 'lala100.txt': Invalid argument

 

Cause

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