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

Last updated on APRIL 14, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
HP OpenVMS Alpha
HP OpenVMS Itanium


Running Oracle release on OpenVMS

After installing the 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.


Installation of the  patchset.


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