SQL*Plus DISCONNECT Does Not Free the Session PGA (Doc ID 1298394.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 27, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 30-Nov-2012***

Symptoms

When a user, connected to via SQL*Plus to a database, issues the DISCONNECT command to disconnect from the database, the PGA for the session is not freed, e.g
 
USER1 connects via SQL*Plus, issues DISCONNECT statement.

USER2 connects via SQL*Plus to same database, queries V$SESSION and V$PROCESS - USER1 is not present in V$SESSION, but is still present in V$PROCESS and the PGA is not freed.


Cause

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