Client(OCI) Application Fails to Run: NL-08015: Client(OCI) Side Initialization Of Diagnosability Framework Failed & ORA-48165 (Doc ID 2291709.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 02, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Net Services - Version 12.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ADR issue followiing installation of 12.2 client on Linux;

NL-08014: Failed to initialize Diagnosability framework, falling back to old network tracing/logging

 NL-08015: Client(OCI) side initialization of Diagnosability framework failed
   ORA-48165: user missing read, write, or exec permission on specified ADR Base directory []
User inputted base directory is invalid [48188] [/u01/app/oracle]  <===This is the setting for ADR_BASE specified in the sqlnet.ora file

Changes

 This is a new installation of the Oracle client version 12.2

 This issue may not reproduce using SQL*Plus.

Cause

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