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Database Contains Directory Objects "ORACLE_BASE" And "ORACLE_HOME" With DIRECTORY_PATH = "/" (Doc ID 2582103.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 03, 2019

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

DBA_DIRECTORIES shows that directory objects "ORACLE_BASE" and "ORACLE_HOME" point to "/".

What are these objects, and can their paths be left as "/" ?

select directory_name, directory_path from dba_directories;

DIRECTORY_NAME                 DIRECTORY_PATH
------------------------------ --------------------------------------------------
ORACLE_HOME                    /
ORACLE_BASE                    /

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Cause

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