Re: utl_file and listener

From: Mathias Magnusson <mathias.magnusson_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2009 22:17:50 +0200
Message-ID: <8580d4110906301317k2cac620dm1ea16ae527e2fe8a_at_mail.gmail.com>



Can your run mount and paste the output here? suid may not be honored. I agree with Stephanie that this sounds as if we have a suid issue.

Mathias

On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 9:17 PM, Stephen Andert <andert_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> Stephane,
>
> I think my sticky bit is set right and the oracle user is in the group that
> has permissions to read and write to the directory.
>
> $ ls -l oracle tnslsnr
> -rwsr-s--x 1 oracle dba 118977048 Sep 19 2006 oracle
> -rwxr-x--x 1 oracle dba 570944 Sep 19 2006 tnslsnr
>
> So if I understood you correctly, that should not be a problem, right?
>
> *Stephen Andert*
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>
> On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 11:48 AM, Stephane Faroult <sfaroult_at_roughsea.com>wrote:
>
>> Stephen,
>>
>> It's obviously a problem linked to rights on /dir_a. Just a stupid
>> thought, when you connect through SQL*Net, and if you aren't using
>> shared servers, the shadow process is forked by tnslsnr that then
>> excutes oracle (the program). Could you check in $ORACLE_HOME/bin if you
>> really see something like this:
>> $ ls -l oracle tnslsnr
>> -rwsr-s--x 1 oracle dba 152692986 2009-01-18 18:44 oracle
>> -rwxr-x--x 1 oracle dba 833609 2009-01-18 18:45 tnslsnr
>>
>> If you don't see all the 's' for oracle, and if for an unknown reason
>> tnslsnr belongs to the wrong user/group, I could make sense of what you
>> describe.
>>
>> HTH
>>
>> St├ęphane Faroult
>>
>>
>> Stephen Andert wrote:
>> > Sort of strange scenario.
>> >
>> > Oracle 10.2.0.2 64 bit
>> > SunOS 5.10
>> >
>> > Added a new directory to utl_file. Let's call it /dir_a
>> >
>> > When a user (user1) connects locally (beq, not SQL*Net) to the db and
>> > writes a file to /dir_a it works fine.
>> >
>> > When the same user (user1) connects to the db using listener
>> > (_at_dbtest), they are not able to write to /dir_a, UNLESS the file is
>> > already there. The error is:
>> >
>> > ORA-29283: invalid file operation
>> > ORA-06512: at "SYS.UTL_FILE", line 475
>> > ORA-29283: invalid file operation
>> > ORA-06512: at line 12
>> >
>> > Same user can create a file in the directory outside the db as can the
>> > oracle user.
>> >
>> > Any ideas?
>> >
>> > Thanks In Advance
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > *Stephen Andert*
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>> >
>> >
>>
>>
>>
>

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