Invalid Path Error When Accessing a File On The Remote Machine With Utl_File Package

(Doc ID 329464.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

PL/SQL - Version 8.1.6.0 and later
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
***Checked for relevance on 24-Jul-2013***


Symptoms

Reading or writing a file using utl_file package fails with Invalid Path Error.This error occurs whenever  mapping a drive on the remote machine to the local machine. However no such error occurs when mapping a drive on the local machine.

Cause

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