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TNS:packet writer failure
see ORA-12699
missing right parenthesis
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quoted string not properly terminated

RE: Can only run sqlplus as oracle user

Jorma Vuorio


RE: Can only run sqlplus as oracle user

Can't be reason, if os user oracle can logon. The reason might be, that
os user who can't logon don't have write permission to audit directory at os level.

    From:   oracle-l-bounce@freelists.org [mailto:oracle-l-bounce@freelists.org On Behalf Of ext David A. Barbour
    Sent:   01 November, 2006 14:07
    To:     jdunn@sefas.com; oracle-l@freelists.org
    Subject:        RE: Can only run sqlplus as oracle user

    Check to make sure your audit file destination isn’t full.

    From: oracle-l-bounce@freelists.org [mailto:oracle-l-bounce@freelists.org] On Behalf Of John Dunn
    Sent: Wednesday, November 01, 2006 6:59 AM
    To: oracle-l@freelists.org
    Subject: Can only run sqlplus as oracle user

    Platform is Solaris 10, Oracle 10

    I can run sqlplus OK when logged on to Solaris as the oracle user, but if I run sqlplus when logged in as another user I get the error

    ORA-09925: Unable to create audit trail file

    Oracle environment variables are the same for both users.

    Why should it matter what unix user I am logged on as?

    $ sqlplus /NOLOG

    SQL*Plus: Release - Production on Wed Nov 1 13:13:06 2006

    Copyright (c) 1982, 2005, Oracle.  All rights reserved.

    SQL> connect sys as sysdba
    Enter password:
    ORA-09925: Unable to create audit trail file

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