CREATE ANY DIRECTORY oracle privilege for clarity upgrade
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CREATE ANY DIRECTORY oracle privilege for clarity upgrade


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Clarity PPM On Premise


While upgrading Clarity 15.9.2 to 16.0.1, at the first step, we found this warning message on a missing Oracle privilege CREATE ANY DIRECTORY 


What would be the reasons to grant these privileges to the clarity DB user.



Release : 15.9.2

Component : Clarity Installation/Upgrade


Working as designed.


The Oracle DB grant privilege (CREATE ANY DIRECTORY) is for allowing the automated DB backups during the execution of the clarity upgrade script. If the automated DB backup option is not necessary then these privileges can be considered as optional. 


Pre-upgrade review/requirements 


Additional Information

The DB privileges that are required are also documented and you could find then in the link below:

Required privileges 

Another KB article that covers the best practises on setting up Oracle DBs for clarity

Best practices for setting up Clarity DB in Oracle server