INSERT INTO SYS.AUD$ Is Blocking Due to Waiting on 'gc freelist'
(Doc ID 2207798.1)
Last updated on AUGUST 31, 2020
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 18.104.22.168 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 Backup Service - Version N/A and later
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INSERT INTO SYS.AUD$ is blocking due to waiting for 'gc freelist'. This causes the instance to hang.
The database exhibits other performance-related symptoms; i.e., the alert log contains:
AUD: Audit Commit Delay exceeded, written a copy to OS Audit Trail
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