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ORA-12569 While Trying To Query SYS.DBA_AUDIT_TRAIL Via Oracle Net (Doc ID 815165.1)

Last updated on MARCH 31, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Net Services - Version to [Release 10.1 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.


The following error gets thrown while trying to access the sys.dba_audit_trail from a remote client via Oracle net.

ORA-12569 TNS:packet checksum failure

The following is an example of the detail captured in matching client / server Oracle Net traces.  The packet of information is some data from the COMMENT$TEXT column in the audit table.  It includes the address from a client which was authenticated.  Please note that the ip address has been changed for the purpose of this example.

Server trace:


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