Last updated on OCTOBER 24, 2016
Applies to:Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 188.8.131.52
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SQL> select count(*) from v$pwfile_users;
ORA-27077 : too many files open
The command "lsof | grep orapw" retruns a lot of rows and after restarting the instance it is seen that the lsof command will return one new row for each new execution of the query on v$pwfile_users.
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