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TKPROF returns "could not open trace file" (Doc ID 300439.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 11, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.1.7.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 Trying to run TKPROF returns "could not open trace file" error e.g.

tkprof sitt_ora_16454.trc sitt_ora_16454.tkprof
TKPROF: Release 9.2.0.5.0 - Production on Wed Mar 2 10:15:23 2005
Copyright (c) 1982, 2002, Oracle Corporation. All rights reserved.

could not open trace file sitt_ora_16454.trc

Cause

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