Executing UTL_TCP.OPEN_CONNECTION Fails With ORA-30678 (Doc ID 280838.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

PL/SQL - Version 8.1.7.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 16th May 2016***

Symptoms

When executing the OPEN_CONNECTION command from either UTL_TCP or UTL_SMTP, the following error may occur:

ORA-30678: too many open connections
ORA-06512: at "SYS.UTL_TCP", line 28

 

Cause

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