Common Causes / Solutions of ORA-29283 When Accessing OS File Using UTL_FILE Package (Doc ID 746882.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

PL/SQL - Version 9.2.0.8 and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.8 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 12th Oct 2016***

Goal

This article will explain you the general scenario when ORA-29283 (INVALID FILE OPERATION) can be thrown from UTL_FILE package while accessing operating system file and how to debug the exception

Solution

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