ORA-09925 When Using DBCA Template

(Doc ID 444811.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 12, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database Configuration Assistant - Version 10.1.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 13-Sep-2016***

Symptoms

Creating a database with dbca by running the scripts generated by dbca, you get the following message:


-> sqlplus "/ as sysdba"
SQL*Plus: Release 9.2.0.8.0 - Production on Wed Jul 18 10:42:10 2007

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ERROR:
ORA-09925: Unable to create audit trail file
Linux-x86_64 Error: 2: No such file or directory
Additional information: 9925
ORA-01075: you are currently logged on 

Even though the connection is being performed as the OS user ORACLE and the permissions have been changed on $ORACLE_HOME/rdbms/audit and on the audit_file_dest specified in the init file to 777, the error is generated.

Cause

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