This chapter includes the following sections:
Before checking for specific issues related to the Oracle GoldenGate for Flat File, ensure that Oracle GoldenGate is configured correctly and any standard Oracle GoldenGate errors have been resolved. For further information, see the Oracle GoldenGate Troubleshooting and Performance Tuning Guide.
Check the following:
Is the shared library (.so or .dll) in the Extract parameter file correct? Is it specified in the path and accessible?
Is the correct
SOURCEDEFS file specified in the Extract parameter file? Is it in the specified path and accessible?
SOURCEDEFS file contain all the necessary tables?
ffwriter.properties user exit properties file in the Oracle GoldenGate install directory, or does it have the correct name and path specified in the
GG_USEREXIT_PROPFILE environment variable?
Do the output directories specified in the user exit properties file exist?
Are file permissions correct to write to that directory?
Check the log file (
logname_yyyymmdd.log). By default this file will be in the
Does the user exit properties file parse successfully? Are any invalid properties mentioned in the log file?
Are any other errors or warnings in the log?
If the problem is still not resolved:
Restart and save the log file
Before contacting Oracle Support, be prepared to send the log file, source trail file, source definitions file, user exit properties file, and Extract parameter file, together with any data files that have been written.