Databases Hang - All Database Services Need To Be Restarted - ORA-00020: maximum number of processes (xx) exceeded
(Doc ID 1491935.1)
Last updated on DECEMBER 27, 2019
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.3 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema 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
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
On : 10.2.0.3 version, RDBMS
the following error occurs.
ORA-00020: maximum number of processes (1500) exceeded
The backups fail and the databases are unavailable - cannot login in as sys
The max process has been increased recently from 1000 to 1500 on the database
Also, added the "SQLNET.EXPIRE_TIME = 20" parameter to the SQLNET.ora
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