How to Locate Trace Files Related to a Critical Error (11g and Above) (Doc ID 443536.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.0.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 22-May-2013***

Goal

Starting with Oracle 11g, there is significant change in trace file and alert.log generation. The locations of alert.log and trace files are also changed. This note explains how to find out a tracefile when there is a critical error in the database.

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