Keep Receiving ORA-18 Even Session Number is Lower Than sessions and Processes init parameter

(Doc ID 2297882.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 22, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

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.

 



Cause

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