Database Hung With ORA-00239: Timeout Waiting For Control File Enqueue

(Doc ID 1389274.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.1 to 11.2]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 01-Jul-2016***


+ Alert log reported "ORA-00239: timeout waiting for control file enqueue".
+ Database was hung with no redo log file switches until the database was bounced.


Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms