How To Resolve "ORA-20100: File {filename}.tmp creation for FND_FILE failed" errors (Doc ID 1523526.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Asset Tracking - Version 11.5.10.2 and later
Oracle Installed Base - Version 11.5.10.2 and later
Oracle Service Contracts - Version 11.5.10.2 to 11.5.10.2 [Release 11.5]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

This note provides the steps needed to check the cause of an resolve errors like:

ORA-20100: File filename.tmp creation for FND_FILE failed


Often these errors contain additional information appended to the end. For example:

ORA-20100: File l7921858.tmp creation for FND_FILE failed.
You will find more information on the cause of the error in request log. in Package CSI_ITEM_INSTANCE_PVT Procedure UPDATE_ITEM_INSTANCE


During transaction processing, Oracle Install Base and Oracle Asset Tracking write temporary files to the file system. When problems are reported by the file system during this process errors of this type occur. The error is essentially saying that the file system reported a problem during the write operation to the temporary directory. There can be a number of reasons for this, including:

 

 

Solution

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