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OpenVMS: How Bequeath Listener Process Quotas are Set on OpenVMS (Doc ID 68849.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 19, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 7.3.3 to 10.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
HP OpenVMS Itanium
HP OpenVMS Alpha



The purpose of this article is to clarify how the OpenVMS process quotas  are set for the Bequeath Listener (Beqlsnr). The Bequeath Listener was  introduced in Oracle RDBMS V7.3.X.   Please note that our recommended method for setting suitable process quotas for Oracle systems on OpenVMS is covered in the following article:

<Note:156484.1> VMS: System Tuning Recommendations for New RDBMS Installations


This article is for analysts and Oracle users who want to understand how the Oracle Bequeath Listener process acquires it's quotas for VMS resources such as BYTLM, PGFLQUOTA, and ENQLM.
Resource, as defined in this article, refers to a VMS resource such as PGFLQUOTA or BYTLM


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