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Database Fails With Message User Terminating Instance Due To Error 472 (Doc ID 605280.1)

Last updated on JULY 28, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.8 to 11.2.0.2 [Release 9.2 to 11.2]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 01-Jul-2016***



Symptoms

Database crashes periodically with only the following message in the alert log. 

USER: terminating instance due to error 472
Instance terminated by USER, pid = 5910

There is no trace file generated or anything else to indicate what the cause or problem might be.

Cause

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