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Removing Sessions in Killed Status on Unix (Doc ID 274216.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 27, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This article explains how to get rid of idle sessions. Even when we kill idle sessions from the database, they remain in "killed" status
and are accounted for the total sessions/processes initialization parameter.


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