DB Connection Errors Without Any Sites User Activity - ORA-02396: exceeded maximum idle time, please connect again

(Doc ID 1995016.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 28, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Sites - Version 11.1.1.8.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Log shows Ehcache and JDBC replace connection errors from automatic cached page flush action.  No user is performing any activity in Sites.  But still DB connections are automatically increase over period of time.

Application server log shows:

 

Cause

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