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2425745 - File access for remote database in DBACOCKPIT fails with ORA-29913 and ORA-29400 and KUP-04040


DBACOCKPIT is monitoring remote oracle database. Some monitors require access to certain files, like tnsnames.ora, sqlnet.ora, listener.ora, alert_<SID>.log. When doing these monitors, DBACOCKPIT shows the error messages like below:

ORA-29913: error in executing ODCIEXTTABLEOPEN callout
ORA-29400: data cartridge error
KUP-04040: file alert_<SID>.log in EXT_DIR_DBAC_ALERT not found
(Here the file can be tnsnames.ora, sqlnet.ora or listener.ora. Directory can be EXT_DIR_DBAC_CLIENT or EXT_DIR_DBAC_SERVER.)



  • SAP Application server
  • Remote oracle databases
    The remote oracle database can be its own oracle database. Or it is an oracle database of other systems.


ORA-29913, ORA-29400, KUP-04040, alert.log, tnsnames.ora, sqlnet.ora, listener.ora, EXT_DIR_DBAC_CLIENT, EXT_DIR_DBAC_SERVER, EXT_DIR_DBAC_ALERT
, error in executing ODCIEXTTABLEOPEN callout, data cartridge error , KBA , BC-CCM-MON-ORA , Database Monitors for Oracle , Problem

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