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Resolving Blocking Locks Held by Inactive Sessions (Doc ID 1937063.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 14, 2020

Applies to:

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


Sometimes, situations will be encountered where an inactive session holds a lock that blocks other sessions.  This article points at other articles that can help with this situation. It does not look into why inactive processes might be holding resources as this is out of the scope of this article and is covered in other articles.


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