Why The User Profile's SESSIONS_PER_USER Value is Not Taking Effect (Doc ID 745752.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 22, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.1.5.0 to 11.1.0.7 [Release 8.1.5 to 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 20-SEP-2012***

Symptoms

After creating a new user profile with SESSIONS_PER_USER resource value is not UNLIMITED.
Then assigning the profile to a user the database is not taking the user profile SESSIONS_PER_USER resource value into consideration. Consequently unlimited number of concurrent sessions can be created.

Cause

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