ORA-00843, ORA-00849 When Trying To Change SGA_TARGET With MEMORY_MAX_TARGET=0 Being Active

(Doc ID 1397761.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.0.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 25-Sep-2013***

Symptoms

When trying to set SGA_TARGET using an ALTER SYSTEM command, the following errors are raised:

ORA-00843: Parameter not taking MEMORY_MAX_TARGET into account
ORA-00849: SGA_TARGET 10737418240 cannot be set to more than MEMORY_MAX_TARGET 0.

Changes

MEMORY_MAX_TARGET was set to 0.

Cause

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