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Create Database Directory on Remote Share/Server (Doc ID 739772.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.1 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 9.2 to 12.1]
Generic Windows
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

The purpose of this document is to provide the customers with necessary configuration to create database directory on a remote server . For exmaple:
CREATE OR REPLACE DIRECTORY 'SUBSEADATA_1' AS '<Remote_serverDriveOrNetworkUNC>;

 

Note: This is not a supported action as per Oracle Documentation :
The operating system directory path named in the Oracle DIRECTORY object should not contain any symbolic links in its components.
Reference: "Rules for Using Directory Objects and BFILEs"
http://docs.oracle.com/database/121/ADLOB/adlob_managing.htm#ADLOB45157

However, if it was proven that same error occurred not only in the UNC Env, but also in the Env. with using local hard disk, We Oracle will support the issue.

 

 

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