PLSQL DBMS_LOB.FILEOPEN Returns ORA-22285 with No Permissions on Directory (Doc ID 443883.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

PL/SQL - Version 8.1.7.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 08-May-2013***


Symptoms

Calling DBMS_LOB.FILEOPEN and passing in a valid directory object fails with:

ORA-22285: non-existent directory or file for FILEOPEN operation



Cause

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