Re: Oracle 11g placement of the alert log

From: DA Morgan <>
Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2008 17:15:54 -0800
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Mladen Gogala wrote:
> On Fri, 11 Jan 2008 16:09:49 -0800, DA Morgan wrote:

>>> The log goes into a new location in 11g.
>>> Has anyone found a way to put the log back in its original position?
>> If you do you will void your Oracle support. Leave it alone and fix your
>> scripts.

> This is untrue. One can simply change background_dump_dest and the alert log
> will go back to where it was.

Read the docs Mladen ... BACKGROUP_DUMP_DEST and USER_DUMP_DEST are deprecated parameters and are ignored.

You can set them to point to Miami if you wish ... Oracle will ignore them.

Daniel A. Morgan
Oracle Ace Director & Instructor
University of Washington (replace x with u to respond)
Puget Sound Oracle Users Group
Received on Sat Jan 12 2008 - 19:15:54 CST

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