OpenVMS: SQL*Plus Spool File Reports Error SP2-0308: Cannot Close Spool File (Doc ID 783507.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 18, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.4 and later
HP OpenVMS Alpha
HP OpenVMS Itanium
***Checked for relevance on 18-Sep-2013***


Symptoms

Running Oracle release 10.2.0.4 on OpenVMS

After installing the 10.2.0.4 patchset, users are now getting the following error when trying to spool output:

   SP2-0308: cannot close spool file

There is ample disk space available.

This is only happening on disks where OpenVMS disk quotas have been implemented.

Specifically where the remaining available quota is less than 32MB.

Changes

Installation of the 10.2.0.4  patchset.

Cause

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