ORA-00020 : Neither Captured To The Alert Log Nor To A Trace File (Doc ID 753155.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.6 to 10.2.0.3 [Release 9.2 to 10.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 21-Sep-2016***

Symptoms

Maximum number of processes exceeded error is neither being captured to the alert log nor to a trace file thus making it difficult to diagnose certain resource crunch issues.

The processes limit being reached can only be verified by querying v$resource_limit view.

Cause

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