Why Does A SNIPED Session Not Disappear From V$Session ?
(Doc ID 1553143.1)
Last updated on DECEMBER 29, 2019
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 18.104.22.168 to 22.214.171.124 [Release 6.0 to 11.2]
Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 126.96.36.199 to 188.8.131.52 [Release 12.1]
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 23-May-2016***
When IDLE_TIME is set in the users' profiles it will kill the sessions in the database if user is idle for more than IDLE_TIME specified and status in v$session now becomes SNIPED.
However it will take some time to disappear this SNIPED session information From V$Session and this note explains why.
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