ORA-39002,ORA-39070,ORA-29283 When Modifying The Group That Has Access To DataPump directory

(Doc ID 552783.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.2.0.3 and later   [Release: 10.2 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 20-SEP-2011***

Symptoms

Creating an OS directory with a group that Oracle owner is not a member in then adding Oracle owner to this group while the database is running then using this directory for datapump will cause the following errors:

ORA-39002: invalid operation
ORA-39070: Unable to open the log file.
ORA-29283: invalid file operation
ORA-06512: at "SYS.UTL_FILE", line 475
ORA-29283: invalid file operation

Cause

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