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How to Decrease the Number of Database Sessions Created by SQL Developer to 1 (Doc ID 369065.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 09, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle SQL Developer - Version to 2.1.0
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Each connection from SQL Developer to a database, creates two database sessions in V$SESSION. In some environments where number of database sessions is restricted to one, for each end user, this extra session causes problems.

How to decrease the number of sessions to 1 in such environments?


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