Database Stuck Because Archiver is Unable to Archive to OPTIONAL Destination (Doc ID 403979.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.1 to 10.2.0.5 [Release 9.2 to 10.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 22 June 2012


Symptoms

One of the archive destinations encountered a problem at the Operating System level. This destination was in a hung-state as even a simple 'ls' or 'cd' command did not return. Although this destination was defined as OPTIONAL, it caused the database to hang. The destinations defined as MANDATORY had no problem.

Changes

OPTIONAL archive destination encountered problems at the Operating System level.

Cause

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