A Lot of Audit Files in ASM Home

(Doc ID 813416.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 to 11.1.0.7 [Release 10.2 to 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on ***10-Sep-2014***

Symptoms

You see excessive audit files ( .aud ) being generated in ASM Home's /rdbms/audit directory or the directory set by the parameter AUDIT_FILE_DEST. This number of audit files is more compared to RDBMS's Audit files, and are being aggressively generated.

You know for every SYSDBA and SYSASM connections, we log it to a .aud file and that can not be turned off. You also see that PQ slave processes ( on 10.2 ) or ms slave ( capture reader process on 11.1 ) is making such numerous connections. 


Cause

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