How to Avoid ORA-20 and Allow SYS or System Connection Using Logon Trigger to Limit the Connections Below the Processes Parameter Value

(Doc ID 1585035.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

How to Avoid ORA-20 and Allow SYS/SYSTEM Connection using logon trigger to limit the connections below the processes parameter value

So this can be used as a workaround to avoid ora-20 and allow 10 connections for SYS/SYSTEM users to diagnose and solve ORA-00020 errors.

If there is a concern on using the logon triggers for this purpose, then please follow the Note 825045.1, Note 1287854.1 and consider Note 601605.1
 

Solution

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