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Ora-00600: Internal Error Code, Arguments: [Kzaxgfl:Maxfiles], [32778], [], [], (Doc ID 755149.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 01, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.2 to 11.1]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Starting with, when the number of XML audit files exceeds a certain number (+30000), the queries on v$xml_audit_trail or dba_common_audit_trail start to error out with errors like:

ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [kzaxgfl:maxfiles]

Removing the files from the audit_file_dest directory solves the problem for the moment. In time, however, if the files are not removed, the problem will to reoccur.

This problem is rarely seen on 32k bits systems, where the maxpid parameter is generally hardcoded to 32k.




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