When Using Xdb Webservices Column Program In V$Session Is Not Populated

(Doc ID 1231155.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: and later   [Release: 11.2 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


There is a session in the database which comes from an XDB Web service connection and querying view V$SESSION expecting to see something in the column PROGRAM in view V$SESSION for such connection but there is no value. It is NULL for the column PROGRAM in V$SESSION.

Sessions are identified in V$SESSION with PROGRAM column

SQL> select program, sid from v$session;

PROGRAM                                          SID
------------------------------------------------ ----------
oracle@celclnx7.us.oracle.com (GEN0)                      1
oracle@celclnx7.us.oracle.com (DIA0)                      2
oracle@celclnx7.us.oracle.com (CKPT)                      3
oracle@celclnx7.us.oracle.com (MMON)                    190
sqlplus@celclnx7.us.oracle.com (TNS V1-V3)              191

20 rows selected.

In the case of the connections made from XDB web services the PROGRAM column is empty. (not shown)


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