19 Using OFS
The OFS implementation includes creating and accessing the file system and managing it.
19.1 Limitations of using OFS
Use of OFS is subjected to the following limitations:
DBFS mounted with ASM storage shows wrong mount size.
OFS mounted with local storage shows wrong mount size.
19.2 OFS Configuration Parameters
Table Table 19-1 specifies all the parameters that enable NFS access in the database.
Table 19-1 OFS Configuration Parameters
This parameter is used to set the number of OFS worker threads to handle OFS requests.
19.3 OFS Client Interface
The OFS interface includes views and procedures that support OFS operations.
19.3.1 DBMS_FS Package
DBMS_FS package enables users to perform operations on Oracle file system (make, mount, unmount and destroy) in the Oracle database.
Oracle Database PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference for more information about Oracle OFS procedures.
19.3.2 Views for OFS
The views that support OFS operations start with
Oracle Database Reference for the columns and data types of these views.