Background Process Terminated, e.g. ORA-471, Accompanied By Alert Log Warning 'Low Open File Descriptor Limit'
(Doc ID 375517.1)
Last updated on AUGUST 06, 2018
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 220.127.116.11 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
You are running Oracle on a Unix/Linux based platform.
In the alert log the next error is reported without additional messages:
Instead of DBWR, other background processes could be terminated by the same.
You see in your alert log also warning messages referencing a low setting for file descriptors:
Oracle instance running on a system with low open file descriptor limit.
The above alert log message may be followed by:
You have recently added datafiles to the database.
To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.
Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!
In this Document