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ERROR: Shared Memory Area Is Accessible To Instance Startup Process Prior To Instance Startup Operation (Doc ID 2714346.1)

Last updated on APRIL 17, 2023

Applies to:

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


The message  " ERROR: Shared memory area is accessible to instance startup process prior to instance startup operation"  is reported in the alert.log  when a "double startup" is performed, 

(ex: a consequence of issuing a 'startup' on an already open database, resulting in ORA-01081).

see below example:



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