Oracle Core Dumps To $ORACLE_HOME/dbs Instead Of CORE_DUMP_DEST (Doc ID 273615.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.1.7.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 25-Jun-2013***

Symptoms

Oracle is dumping CORE in $ORACLE_HOME/dbs directory rather than CORE_DUMP_DEST

The default directory filesystem usage peaked at 100%.

Cause

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