ORA-09925 : Error During Database Creation Using Other OS Users.

(Doc ID 405885.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 01, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 9.2]
Linux x86
HP-UX PA-RISC (64-bit)
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Linux x86-64
***Checked for relevance on 19-Jun-2012***


Creating database using DBCA logged in as another user belonging to the installation group results in following error

ORA-09925 : Unable to create audit trail file.

If you ignore this error it will error out with following message

ORA-01034 : Oracle not available.


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