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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Sep 2005

    Creating Oracle directory

    Dear All,

    Can any one please explain the steps to create an oracle directory on a remote system (other than database server).

    I want to read a file in the app server using external tables. So I thought of creating an oracle directory in the app server and copying the file into that location.

    Is that possible ? If not, is there any other better methods for the same.

    I'm using 10g in windows server.

    Issac George
    Last edited by issacgeorge; 04-03-2008 at 05:59 AM.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Sep 2002
    network drive with the proper options

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Can you please ellaborate.. on the options you mentioned..

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Ft. Lauderdale, FL
    May be I'm over simplifying this one but since you are running on Windows... how about just permanently mapping the remote drive lets say as drive Z: and then just create your Oracle Directory in there?
    Pablo (Paul) Berzukov

    Author of Understanding Database Administration available at amazon and other bookstores.

    Disclaimer: Advice is provided to the best of my knowledge but no implicit or explicit warranties are provided. Since the advisor explicitly encourages testing any and all suggestions on a test non-production environment advisor should not held liable or responsible for any actions taken based on the given advice.

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