AUDIT_SYS_OPERATIONS Set To FALSE Yet Audit Files Are Generated (Doc ID 308066.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 07, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 9.2 to 11.2]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 11-Sep-2010


Symptoms

Users find audit file are generated at Audit_File_Dest location. They can see database instance has the following setting .


1. audit_sys_operations=FALSE
2. audit_file_dest=/oracle10g/10.1.0/rdbms/audit
3. audit_trail=NONE

Although the audit_sys_operations is set to FALSE, the audit files were still been generated audit_file_dest.

AUDIT FILE ( *.aud ) output includes

Wed May 4 09:23:30 2005
ACTION : 'CONNECT'
DATABASE USER: '/'
PRIVILEGE : SYSDBA
CLIENT USER: oracle10g
CLIENT TERMINAL: pts/3
STATUS: 0

Cause

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