ORA-4030 during RMAN operations

(Doc ID 559449.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.2.0.3 and later   [Release: 10.2 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 18-Nov-2011***

Symptoms

During RMAN operations the following error can occur if large amounts of PL/SQL needs to be generated:
ORA-04030: out of process memory when trying to allocate 24 bytes (PL/SQL DIANA,PTG: Node)

You have set your system limits to unlimited (check ulimit -a) but the error still occurs.

Cause

Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms