Attempting to Write CLOB Data Larger Than 32KB Using UTL_FILE Fails With: ORA-29285 (Doc ID 358422.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

PL/SQL - Version 10.1.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 14-Jun-2017***



Symptoms

UTL_FILE.PUT is used to write a CLOB data of more than 32KB in a text file.
The procedure fails with "ORA-29285: file write error" on UTL_FILE.FCLOSE().

Cause

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