What scenarios can occur if a disk space is exhaused for drives containing Alertlog, Core Dump Or Tracefiles (Doc ID 433852.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 25, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.4 to 10.2.0.5 [Release 10.1 to 10.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 25-Dec-2016***


Goal

What would happen to the database if Oracle is unable to write trace/alert.log to bdump & udump directories due to disk full or due to its loss/non-availability.

This note will discuss some of the scenarios that can occur when this type of resource exhaustion occurs

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