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

Last updated on NOVEMBER 19, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Generic Windows
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The purpose of this document is to provide the customers with necessary configuration to create database directory on a remote server . For exmaple:


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"

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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