How to Increase the Number of Open Files on HP-UX

(Doc ID 1264834.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 07, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 9.2 to 11.2]
HP-UX Itanium
***Checked for relevance on 07-Dec-2016***

Goal

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: '/oradata/SIDA/redolog/redo_01.log'
ORA-27041: unable to open file
HPUX-ia64 Error: 23: File table overflow
Additional information: 2

Solution

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