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Database Creation Failed With Max No Of Process Exceeded In DBCA. (Doc ID 2614081.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 27, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 12.1.0.2 version, RDBMS

Database creation failed with max no of process exceeded in DBCA.

ORA-00020: maximum number of processes (500) exceeded


ORA-20 errors will not be written to the alert log for the next minute. Please look at trace files to see all the ORA-20 errors.

We have 2 nodes RAC each node with 112 CPU's and 14 cores.

 

ERROR
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ORA-00020

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. run dbca

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, unable to create the database.

Changes

 

Cause

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