ORA-09925: Unable To Create Audit Trail File at Startup

(Doc ID 2267223.1)

Last updated on MAY 19, 2017

Applies to:

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


Unable to bring up the database because it doesn't recognize Audit file destination.
Unable to mount the database, even with the audit_file_dest path set with appropriate permissions for that directory.



Changed audit_file_dest path in spfile and removed old audit_file_dest path directory.


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