GoldenGate Processes Abend with OGG-00868 ORA-02396: Exceeded Maximum Idle Time, Please Connect Again (Doc ID 1393647.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 18, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle GoldenGate - Version: 11.1.1.0.0 to 11.1.1.1.20 - Release: 11.1.1 to 11.1.1.1
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Oracle GoldenGate (OGG) processes abend with errors as follows:

ERROR OGG-00868 ORA-02396: exceeded maximum idle time, please connect again.

ERROR OGG-00665 OCI Error describe for query (bad syntax) (status = 2396-ORA-02396: exceeded maximum idle time, please connect again), SQL<SELECT 1 FROM DUAL WHERE EXISTS ( SELECT 'x' FROM GGS_OWNER.GGS_MARKER WHERE OPTIME < '...')>.

ERROR OGG-01668 PROCESS ABENDING.

Cause

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