ORA-08004 sequence DBMS_LOCK_ID.NEXTVAL exceeds MAXVALUE and cannot be instantiated (Doc ID 1331602.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 22, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 22-Nov-2012***

Symptoms

The following error occurs , when calling DBMS_LOCK_ID.NEXTVAL or DBMS_LOCK.ALLOCATE_UNIQUE :

ORA-08004: sequence DBMS_LOCK_ID.NEXTVAL exceeds MAXVALUE and cannot be instantiated

Changes

Application code uses DBMS_LOCK Package .

Cause

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