Receiving ORA-21780 Continuously in the Alert Log and SMON Trace Reports "Drop transient type". (Doc ID 1081950.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.0.7 to 11.1.0.7 [Release 11.1]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for Relevance 27-AUG-2014***

Symptoms


The following error appears repeatedly in the alert log:

ORA-21780: Maximum number of object durations exceeded.

Alert.log:

Mon Apr 12 17:51:45 2010
Errors in file /oracle_binaries/app/diag/rdbms/prod/PROD1/trace/PROD1_smon_13729.trc:
ORA-21780: Maximum number of object durations exceeded.
Errors in file /oracle_binaries/app/diag/rdbms/prod/PROD1/trace/PROD1_smon_13729.trc:
ORA-21780: Maximum number of object durations exceeded.
Mon Apr 12 17:51:56 2010
Errors in file /oracle_binaries/app/diag/rdbms/prod/PROD1/trace/PROD1_smon_13729.trc:
ORA-21780: Maximum number of object durations exceeded.
Errors in file /oracle_binaries/app/diag/rdbms/prod/PROD1/trace/PROD1_smon_13729.trc:
ORA-21780: Maximum number of object durations exceeded.

SMON trace contains:

*** 2010-04-12 17:52:36.012
Drop transient type: SYSTPg9CboAG5QgLgQKjA3AEn5Q==

*** 2010-04-12 17:52:36.012
SMON: following errors trapped and ignored:
ORA-21780: Maximum number of object durations exceeded.

*** 2010-04-12 17:52:41.014
Drop transient type: SYSTPg9CboAG5QgLgQKjA3AEn5Q==

*** 2010-04-12 17:52:41.014
SMON: following errors trapped and ignored:
ORA-21780: Maximum number of object durations exceeded.

*** 2010-04-12 17:52:46.010
Drop transient type: SYSTPg9CboAG5QgLgQKjA3AEn5Q==

Cause

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