Connections From Application Server to Oracle RAC Database Increase Continuously (Doc ID 1392586.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle GlassFish Server - Version 8.1 to 9.1 [Release 8.1 to 9.1]
Oracle GlassFish Server - Version 2.0 to 3.1.2 [Release 2.0 to 3.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When using Sun Java System Application Server Enterprise Edition 8.2 with Oracle RAC Fast Connection Failover, the JDBC Connections are not getting released.

When running:
netstat -an | grep 1521 |wc , the number of connections continue to increase and never seem to decline (where 1521 is the Oracle DB port).

Cause

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