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Database Links Are Not Closed Automatically by Forms Runtime (Doc ID 266251.1)

Last updated on MAY 03, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Forms - Version 6.0.8 and later
Oracle Forms for OCI - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


o A Server Process is created in the Remote Database that persists in inactive state even after
the Database Link is no longer in Use by the Oracle Forms Runtime.
o The FORMS_DDL('Alter Session Close Database Link DBLInk_Name'); has NO EFFECT.
o From the SQL Plus, you are successfully able to close the Database link using the
Alter Session Close Database Link DBLInk_Name; in the SAME SESSION.


o You are reffering or operating on a Table or any Object that is on a Remote Database through the
DataBase Link.


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