Scheduler Jobs Hanging or Running Forever, Cannot be Stopped
(Doc ID 1457848.1)
Last updated on AUGUST 11, 2020
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.4 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 21-Jul-2017***
Scheduler job always stays in running state even though it are not really running (zombie state).
The jobs cannot be stopped or dropped and always appears in USER_SCHEDULER_RUNNING_JOBS.
Executing DBMS_SCHEDULER.STOP_JOB('<jobname>') fails with the error:
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