Connect /as sysdba or Startup Fails With ORA-09925 When Instance Is Down

(Doc ID 392643.1)

Last updated on MARCH 15, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 8.1.7 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 05-Oct-2010


When the database instance is down, trying to connect or startup the database fails with:

ORA-09925: Unable to create audit trail file
SVR4 Error: 13: Permission denied
Additional information: 9925



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