ORA-4063 Encountered in Alert Log When Generating Server Alert SMG-4121 (Doc ID 467721.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 08, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 09-Sep-2016***

Symptoms

o There is no loss of functionality with this issue, only that since upgrade you are seeing errors in the alert.log and it is unclear what the errors mean

o Upgrade database to 10.2.0.3.0, then start up and observe errors in the alert.log and trace files being produced

o ORA-4063 encountered when generating server alert SMG-4121
   ERROR: exception at dbms_ha_alerts_prvt.post_instance_up308: SQLCODE -13917,ORA-13917:
   Posting system
   alert with reason_id 135 failed with code [5] [post_error]

o Database appears to be working fine.

Changes

Upgraded database to 10.2.0.3.0

Cause

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