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APEX_MAIL.PUSH_QUEUE Results In ORA-30678: Too Many Open Connections (Doc ID 2696366.1)

Last updated on JULY 30, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Application Express (APEX) - Version 18.2.0.00.12 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 18.2.0.00.12 version

When attempting to run the APEX_MAIL.PUSH_QUEUE procedure,
the following error occurs.

ERROR
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ORA-30678: too many open connections.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Run:
APEX_MAIL.PUSH_QUEUE(
  p_smtp_hostname IN VARCHAR2 DEFAULT NULL,
  p_smtp_portno IN NUMBER DEFAULT NULL);


BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot send e-mails that are stuck in the mail queue.

Changes

A large amount of e-mails were sent using the APEX_MAIL.SEND procedure.

Cause

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