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ORA-22288 When Using DBMS_LOB.FILEOPEN to Access a Folder Having Two Dots(..) in the Name (Doc ID 730511.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2022

Applies to:

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


Attempting to access a file whose path contains a folder whose name consists of two dots, for example /top/oracle/files/ABC..XYZ/file1.txt, using DBMS_LOB.FILEOPEN fails with:

ORA-22288: file or LOB operation FILEOPEN failed parent directory references exist


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