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12c Release 1 (12.1)

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ALL_DIRECTORIES describes all directories accessible to the current user.

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DBA_DIRECTORIES describes all directories in the database.

Column Datatype NULL Description
OWNER VARCHAR2(128) NOT NULL Owner of the directory (always SYS)
DIRECTORY_NAME VARCHAR2(128) NOT NULL Name of the directory
DIRECTORY_PATH VARCHAR2(4000)   Operating system pathname for the directory
ORIGIN_CON_ID VARCHAR2(256)   The ID of the container where the data originates. Possible values include:
  • 0: This value is used for rows in non-CDBs. This value is not used for CDBs.

  • n: This value is used for rows containing data that originate in the container with container ID n (n = 1 if the row originates in root)