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UTL_FILE.FRENAME Fails With ORA-29283 (Doc ID 458641.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 29, 2022

Applies to:

PL/SQL - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Symptom 1:

There is a OS file file1.txt owned by oracle user.

The permissions on the file are as follows:

At OS level, oracle user can use "mv" command to successfully rename the file file1.txt. However using UTL_FILE.FRENAME fails with ORA-29283 even though this internally executes with OS user oracle's privileges.


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