JDBC Connections Fail with Error: Not enough space ORA-12560 (Doc ID 220269.1)

Last updated on JULY 07, 2017

Applies to:

JDBC - Version 8.0.6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 JDBC connections are refused.

From JDBC you see the following error:

java.sql.SQLException: Io exception: Connection refused(DESCRIPTION=(TMP=)(VSNNUM=153092352)(ERR=12500)(ERROR_STACK=(ERROR=(CODE=12500)(EMFI=4))(ERROR=(CODE=12540)(EMFI=4))(ERROR=(CODE=12560)(EMFI=4))(ERROR=(CODE=510)(EMFI=4))(ERROR=(BUF='Solaris Error: 12: Not enough space'))))

In the trace file you may get the following type of error:

(CONNECT_DATA=(SID=dev)(CID=(PROGRAM=)(HOST=__jdbc__)(USER=oracle)))
* (ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL=tcp)(HOST=server)(PORT=1315)) * establish
* dev * 12500
TNS-12500: TNS:listener failed to start a dedicated server process
TNS-12540: TNS:internal limit restriction exceeded
TNS-12560: TNS:protocol adapter error
TNS-00510: Internal limit restriction exceeded
Solaris Error: 12: Not enough space

After rebooting the server machine you can once again connect via JDBC.

Cause

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