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Oracle Secure Enterprise Search Installation Fails with ORA-27102 (Doc ID 1281274.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 01, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Secure Enterprise Search - Version 11.1.2 to 11.2.2.2.0
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)

Symptoms

The Secure Enterprise Search (SES) installation fails during the Database Configuration Assistant (DBCA) phase with the following error:

ORA-27102:out of memory


The database trace log shows the following errors:

[Thread-5] [13:16:27:229] [CloneDBCreationStep.executeImpl:453] Startup ......nomount......
[Thread-3] [13:16:27:687] [BasicStep.handleNonIgnorableError:430] oracle.sysman.assistants.util.UIMessageHandler@4c6127da:messageHandler
[Thread-3] [13:16:27:688] [BasicStep.handleNonIgnorableError:431] ORA-27102: out of memory :msg
[Thread-3] [13:37:25:151] [BasicStep.handleNonIgnorableError:430] oracle.sysman.assistants.util.UIMessageHandler@4c6127da:messageHandler
[Thread-3] [13:37:25:152] [BasicStep.handleNonIgnorableError:431] ORA-01034: ORACLE not available :msg
[Thread-5] [13:44:7:546] [CloneDBCreationStep.executeImpl:472] Enabling restricted session.
[Thread-3] [13:44:7:555] [BasicStep.handleNonIgnorableError:430] oracle.sysman.assistants.util.UIMessageHandler@4c6127da:messageHandler
[Thread-3] [13:44:7:556] [BasicStep.handleNonIgnorableError:431] ORA-01034: ORACLE not available :msg

Changes

SHM is configured as follows for the Solaris project

>prctl -n project.max-shm-memory -i project PROJECT_NAME

project: 200: PROJECT_NAME
NAME PRIVILEGE VALUE FLAG ACTION RECIPIENT
project.max-shm-memory
privileged 8.00GB - deny -
system 16.0EB max deny -


(8GB of shared memory)

Cause

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