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After DB Upgrade to 18c or Later, a PL/SQL Package that uses the UTL_FILE_DIR Parameter now Fails with ORA-29280: invalid directory object (Doc ID 2740830.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 30, 2020

Applies to:

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


After database upgrade to 18c or later, a PL/SQL package that makes use of the UTL_FILE_DIR parameter now fails with the following error:

ORA-29280: invalid directory object


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