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RE: 9i : ORA-00020: maximum number of processes (%s) exceeded

Kean Jacinta

2004-02-25

Replies:
Inorder for you to shutdown the database you still got
to use the kill command- to end both sqlplus session


--- Guang Mei <gmei@(protected):
> Well, I set up processes = 12 just to do my testing.
> The regular value is
> 150 (I think it is default). I don't want to open
> 140 or so sessions for my
> testing.
>
> We occuasionally had some adhoc scripts running
> against 8i db that locked
> certain table and the other sessions would start to
> pile up after that. I
> had to bounce the db. I am wondering if thers is
> some other way to log into
> db in 9i without doing the session killing. I guess
> this might be one reason
> that we would stay in 8i for a while.
>
> Guang
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
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> Reginald.W.Bailey@(protected)
> Sent: Wednesday, February 25, 2004 4:21 PM
> To: oracle-l@(protected)
> Subject: Re: 9i : ORA-00020: maximum number of
> processes (%s) exceeded
>
>
>
> Why would you set processes = 12? Are you trying to
> OFF you databse? Was
> this some kind of a bad experiment? What worked for
> 8i doesn't necessarily
> work for 9i. Use the kill command and just kill the
> SQL*Plus sessions, log
> in as SYSDBA and shutdown the DB, and call it a day.
> Or use "kill" to kill
> the database. Dealer's choice.
>
>
>
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> Subject:   9i : ORA-00020:
> maximum number of processes (%s) exceeded
>
>
>              02/25/2004 03:03 PM
>              Please respond to
>              oracle-l
>
>
>
>
>
>
> Hi:
>
> In 8i, when I got the above error, I always could
> launch svrmgrl, connected
> as intenal and bounce the DB. Now in 9i without
> svrmgrl, how do we bounce
> the db if we have the above error?
>
> I did the following test on a 9204 db on Solaris 9:
>
> 1. I set up processes=12 in init.ora, and started
> the db, everything is OK.
> ps -ef|grep ora_ gave me:
>
>  oracle 9209   1 0 13:59:20 ?     0:00
> ora_pmon_YPD
>  oracle 9217   1 0 13:59:21 ?     0:01
> ora_smon_YPD
>  oracle 9211   1 0 13:59:20 ?     0:00
> ora_dbw0_YPD
>  oracle 14801 14800 0 15:44:56 pts/3   0:00 ps
> -ef
>  oracle 9223   1 0 13:59:21 ?     0:01
> ora_qmn0_YPD
>  oracle 14800 14787 0 15:44:56 pts/3   0:00 grep
> oracle
>  oracle 9215   1 0 13:59:21 ?     0:02
> ora_ckpt_YPD
>  oracle 9219   1 0 13:59:21 ?     0:00
> ora_reco_YPD
>  oracle 9213   1 0 13:59:21 ?     0:02
> ora_lgwr_YPD
>  oracle 9221   1 0 13:59:21 ?     0:00
> ora_cjq0_YPD
>
> 2. I opened two seperated sql sessions, connected as
> regular user. No
> problem. So I left them idle.
>
> 3. When I tried the 3rd session, I got
>
> essex$ sqlplus user/password
>
> SQL*Plus: Release 9.2.0.4.0 - Production on Wed Feb
> 25 15:46:31 2004
>
> Copyright (c) 1982, 2002, Oracle Corporation. All
> rights reserved.
>
> ERROR:
> ORA-00020: maximum number of processes (%s) exceeded
>
>
> Enter user-name:
> ERROR:
> ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied
>
>
> Enter user-name:
> ERROR:
> ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied
>
>
> SP2-0157: unable to CONNECT to ORACLE after 3
> attempts, exiting SQL*Plus
> essex$ sqlplus '/ as sysdba'
>
> SQL*Plus: Release 9.2.0.4.0 - Production on Wed Feb
> 25 15:46:57 2004
>
> Copyright (c) 1982, 2002, Oracle Corporation. All
> rights reserved.
>
> Connected.
> SQL> shutdown immediate
> ORA-24324: service handle not initialized
> ORA-24323: value not allowed
> ORA-00020: maximum number of processes (%s) exceeded
>
>
> I can not shut down the DB. The other two sessions
> are still working as
> normal. I don't want to do "kill -9" to another
> sqlplus connection if I
> don't have to. Do I have another choice if I want to
> bounce the db?
>
> TIA.
>
> Guang
>
>
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