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ERROR: ORA-00020: Maximum Number of Processes (100) Exceeded Logging on Oracle Database with SQLPLUS (Doc ID 2514219.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 22, 2020

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 16.2.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to log into the database with SQLPLUS
the following error occurs.

ERROR

ERROR:
ORA-00020: maximum number of processes (100) exceeded


STEPS

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Open a command line
2. Enter SQLPLUS / as sysdba (or any user)
3. See error

BUSINESS IMPACT

The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot access the database.

Changes

 

Cause

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Symptoms
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Cause
Solution


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