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SQL*Loader-500: Unable To Open File Network Drive On Windows (Doc ID 2284200.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 03, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
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You are on the Microsoft Windows platform.

When trying to load data through SQL*Loader while using a Network Drive, it fails with the following errors:

ORA-27369: job of type EXECUTABLE failed with exit code: 1
SQL*Loader-500: Unable to open file (Z:\is\MYDATA.TXT)
SQL*Loader-553: file not found
SQL*Loader-509: System error: The system cannot find the file specified.
SQL*Loader-2026: the load was aborted because SQL Loader cannot continue.

The sqlldr load fails when the datafile resides on a network drive.


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