ORA-3113 Frequent Process Termination on OpenVMS 11.2.0.4 (Doc ID 2178401.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 20, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Net Services - Version 11.2.0.4 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.2]
HP OpenVMS Itanium

Symptoms

On : 11.2.0.4 version, SQL*Net with Database Patch Set Update 11.2.0.4.160119
on HP OpenVMS Itanium 8.4

Frequent ORA-3113 process termination when connected to database
Even the most basic commands like creating a tablespace or selecting some v$view can lead to this.
It happens within seconds or a minute after being connected to the database via SQLNet.

ERROR
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ora-03113 ora-3114

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. sqlnet connection to remote instance

2. Issue a command and then repeat the command

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users lose access to the database instance.

Cause

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