Question: What do
I do to fix the ORA-06564 error when creating an external
ORA-06564: object EXT_DIR does not
Answer: The oerr utility shows
this for the ORA-06564 error:
string does not exist
named object could not be found. Either it does not exist or
you do not have permission to access it.
Action: Create the object or get permission to
In this case you attempted to create an external table
with a directory does not exist. the solution is to
issue the appropriate "create directory" command to create
the missing directory.
select * from dba_directories where
For generic errors, this is usually specified when a
table does not exist.
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