External tables are not accessible when server processes are forked through listener (Doc ID 2255267.1)

Last updated on APRIL 18, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When sessions are created through listener, it failed to retrieve data from external table:

But if connect to database via BEQ protocal (eg, sqlplus user/password), it could retrieve data successfully

 

Cause

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