SQL TRACE GENERATING TO TRACE FILES NEVER STOPS (Doc ID 556756.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 20, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 to 11.1.0.7 [Release 10.1 to 11.1]
Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 10.2.0.3 to 11.1.0.7 [Release 10.2 to 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Sql traces are continuously being generated in the udump,bdump or diagnostic repository (ADR_HOME/trace/) directory.

Event 10046 trace was not enabled nor SQL_TRACE set to TRUE .

Even after the database instance was restarted ,the traces continue to be generated.
Event 10046 OFF was explicitly set, and still the traces are generated.
 

Cause

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