Troubleshooting Filewatcher - does not monitor the new files arrived (Doc ID 2299558.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 23, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 

Starting with Oracle Database 11g Release 2, an event-based Scheduler job can be started based on the arrival of a file in a directory on the server. The file arrival event is raised by a new Scheduler object called a file watcher.

New file arrives to the monitored directory or timestamp of the existing file refreshed by Linux touch command but file watcher do not capture it.

This note will cover troubleshooting steps for Filewatcher issues.

Cause

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