EM 12c, EM 13c: Why does Agent execute "BEGIN Dbms_lock.sleep(60)" statement Having SQL ID "g0bggfqrddc4w" in the Target Database ?

(Doc ID 2366263.1)

Last updated on MARCH 05, 2018

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager for Oracle Database - Version 12.1.0.6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

 When target database is monitored via Cloud control agent, it is found that the below SQL is frequently executed at the database:

- The session is started by the user configured as the Monitoring configuration user, in the above case it is 'dbsnmp'.

- If the agent is stopped, these sessions are cleaned up.

This document explains the purpose of the above statement executed by the agent.

Solution

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