Unified Audit record write to audit trail table failed due to ORA-12899. Writing the record to OS spillover file.

(Doc ID 2320330.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 23, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After upgrade to Oracle 12.2.0.1, we notice the following messages in the alert.log from time to time :
"Unified Audit record write to audit trail table failed due to ORA-12899. Writing the record to OS spillover file."
And there are *.bin files that are generated in %ORACLE_BASE%/audit/<db_name>

 

Cause

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