How to efficiently remove messages associated with an unwanted Recipient (Doc ID 550274.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 02, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.1.7.0 to 11.2.0.2 [Release 8.1.7 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Symptoms

PROCESSED messages are not being removed from a multi-consumer queue table.

select count(*), msg_state, consumer_name, queue from aq$<queue_table> group by msg_state, consumer_name, queue; reveals something similar to the following

COUNT(*)    MSG_STATE        CONSUMER_NAME   QUEUE
----------  ---------------- -------------   ------
10327093    READY            OKS             ASO_OF_Q
9839525     READY            OZF             ASO_OF_Q
4900176     PROCESSED        OKS             ASO_OF_Q



select * from aq$ASO_ORDER_FEEDBACK_T_S;

returns 'no rows selected'

Cause

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