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    Unable to extend table SYS.AUD$ by 128 in tablespace.SYSTEM

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 20

    Problem Symptoms:
    The following errors occur in the OPAC www_server, pc_server, or oclc_server logs:

    ORA-00604: error occurred at recursive SQL level 1
    ORA-01653: unable to extend table SYS.AUD$ by 128 in tablespace.SYSTEM
    ORA-02002: error while writing audit trail

    and the servers do not work.

    Oracle system auditing is turned on (This is the default in Oracle 11-up).

    There are two possible solutions:

    1. Add a datafile to the SYSTEM tablespace (via util o/13/3); or

    2. Truncate the SYS.AUD$ table (and, optionally, disable auditing). Aleph doesn't need these audit records, so SYS.AUD$ can be truncated:

    > su - oracle11 [this may be plain "oracle" on your server]
    Execute oracle cshrc
    oracle11@abcu(aleph20)~>sqlplus / as sysdba

    sys@ALEPH20> truncate table AUD$;

    **If you get a "Resource Busy" message, run $alephe_root/aleph_shutdown and restart Oracle.** Then proceed with the above steps.

    If aleph_shutdown was run, run $alephe_root/aleph_startup.

    The system should now be functional again.

    (2b) Later, optionally, disable auditing. See KB 16384-29953 {"How to turn off (Oracle) system auditing in Aleph 20"}.

    Category: System Management (500)

    Subject: Oracle (500)

    • Article last edited: 11/20/2013