Parameter SQLNET.RECV_TIMEOUT Not Effective For Shared Server Connections
(Doc ID 789442.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 25, 2019
Applies to:Oracle Net Services - Version 10.2.0.1.0 to 18.104.22.168.0 [Release 10.2 to 11.1]
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++ Shared server has been configured for database
++ SQLNET.RECV_TIMEOUT parameter is set in the sqlnet.ora file located on the server hosting the database
++ Dedicated connections coming in from the application, timeout when left idle for more than the value set for SQLNET.RECV_TIMEOUT
++ Where as connections established to the database via the dispacthers do not time out when left idle for more than the value set for SQLNET.RECV_TIMEOUT
++ The status of such sessions are seen as 'INACTIVE' in v$session view and due to a number of such inactive sessions the sessions limit at the database level is seen to hit intermittently
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