Scheduled Jobs Using Enterprise Manager are failing with ORA-27492 (Doc ID 1292078.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager for RDBMS - Version: 11.2.0.1 and later   [Release: 11.2 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Scheduled jobs through Oracle Enterprise Manager(OEM) fail to run raising:

ORA-27492: unable to run job "SCOTT.TESTING AGAIN": scheduler unavailable

The same job can be successfully run using SQLPLUS  by dbms_scheduler.run_job procedure.

Cause

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