PROCESSED Messages remain in Queue Table after a Successful Dequeue

(Doc ID 251737.1)

Last updated on MAY 04, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.1.7.4 to 10.2.0.1 [Release 8.1.7 to 10.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After successfully dequeuing messages from a queue, the messages remain in the queue table with a message state of PROCESSED.

The PROCESSED messages are not removed even after the retention time for the queue has passed.

Cause

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