JOBS STILL RUNNING WITH JOB_QUEUE_PROCESSES=0 (Doc ID 362812.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 25, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Reviewed for relevance on 25 April 2012


Symptoms

With the JOB_QUEUE_PROCESSES = 0 the alert log shows that jobs are still running on Oracle 10.1+

Example:

ORA-12012: error on auto execute of job <Job #>
ORA-04052: error occurred when looking up remote object
ORA-04052: error occurred when looking up remote object TEST.SYS@TNSNAME
ORA-00604: error occurred at recursive SQL level 3
ORA-12154: TNS:could not resolve the connect identifier specified
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_SNAPSHOT", line 1883
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_SNAPSHOT", line 2089
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_SNAPSHOT", line 2058

Cause

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