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Keep Receiving ORA-18 Even Session Number is Lower Than sessions and Processes init parameter (Doc ID 2297882.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 23, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 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 Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
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After changing the parameters in the init.ora file, keep receiving the error "ORA-00018: maximum number of sessions exceeded" when the number of sessions reaches 1363.
Sessions parameter is set to 8255. Profile limit is not enabled.





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