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How to Increase the Number of Open Files on HP-UX (Doc ID 1264834.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 9.2 to 11.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
HP-UX Itanium


Receiving the following errors, and go to change the nfile kernel parameter on system and find it has been deprecated and is no longer tunable. ( nfile - maximum number of open files (system-wide) )

ORA-00313: open failed for members of log group 1 of thread 1
ORA-00312: online log 1 thread 1: '/path/redo_01.log'
ORA-27041: unable to open file
HPUX-ia64 Error: 23: File table overflow
Additional information: 2


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