Re: What happens to Oracle when sys.aud$ table or Oracle OS Audit file reaches storage capacity?

From: Howard Latham <>
Date: Fri, 26 Feb 2010 15:46:55 +0000
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Yep it stops!

I also had a problem once where an index on aud$ became corrupt. Had to drop a system index - With Tech Support guidance to get running agan.

On 26 February 2010 15:43, Arnold, Sandra <> wrote:

> I am writing an Oracle Security Test plan. One of the controls requires
> Oracle to stop processing transactions if the Oracle OS Audit files or the
> sys.aud$ table reaches storage capacity. I cannot find any documentation
> that lets me know what happens to Oracle when this occurs. Does Oracle
> react the same way as when the Archive Log area reaches storage capacity?
> The version of Oracle that I am using is on Linux x86-64.
> Thanks,
> Sandra Arnold
> Sr. Database Administrator
> Oak Ridge, TN

Howard A. Latham

Received on Fri Feb 26 2010 - 09:46:55 CST

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