ORA-02097, ORA-00846 When Trying To Increase MEMORY_TARGET (Doc ID 1397853.1)

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-Jun-2013***

Symptoms

When trying to increase the MEMORY_TARGET instance parameter value, the following errors are raised:

ORA-02097: parameter cannot be modified because specified value is invalid
ORA-00846: could not shrink MEMORY_TARGET to specified value

Cause

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