DBMS_SCHEDULER Jobs Get Enqueued When They Do Not Run at Start Time (Doc ID 727363.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.1.0.2 to 10.2.0.4 - Release: 10.1 to 10.2
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Several jobs set up via DBMS_SCHEDULER seem to queue up when they miss their start time.  They keep continuing to queue up for hours, and then randomly start to run and dequeue.

Cause

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