Shutdown Immediate Hangs / Active Processes Prevent Shutdown (Doc ID 416658.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 to 11.2.0.2 [Release 10.1 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The 'shutdown immediate' command hangs or is very slow

The alert log lists messages like:

SHUTDOWN: waiting for active calls to complete.
ACTIVE PROCESSES PREVENT SHUTDOWN OPERATION

Cause

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