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New Value DB_EXTENDED for the AUDIT_TRAIL init.ora Parameter (from Oracle10g onwards) (Doc ID 249438.1)

Last updated on APRIL 03, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

This bulletin explains the reason to set the init.ora parameter AUDIT_TRAIL to the new value DB,EXTENDED. This new value for AUDIT_TRAIL was introduced in Oracle RDBMS 10g.

Scope

For DBAs having to set up auditing in their databases and track detailed results.


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