Extproc Generating Trace Files in ORACLE_HOME/HS/Trace (Doc ID 779069.1)

Last updated on MAY 16, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Net Services - Version 11.1.0.6.0 to 11.1.0.7.0 [Release 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

Problem Description:
$ORACLE_HOME\hs\trace filling with trace files containing the following type of messages:
Unable to open init file {random-chars} in directory
C:\oracle\product\11.1.0\db_1/hs/admin{random-chars}

There are no Heterogeneous Agent features, such as Generic Connectivity or Transparent Gateways,  running in this installation.

[%ORACLE_HOME%\hs\admin\PLSExtProc_agt_1892.trc]

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Oracle Corporation --- FRIDAY FEB 08 2008 19:55:51.014

Heterogeneous Agent Release 11.1.0.6.0

Unable to open init file hØ in directory C:\oracle\product\11.1.0\db_1/hs/admin


The parameter file 'extproc.ora' is not being referenced.

Changes

This is likely a new installation of 11g.

Cause

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