Why does a server process continue to run after its client process has been terminated? (Doc ID 951892.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 25, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 7.1.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.

***Checked for relevance on 25-Dec-2016***

Symptoms

A client process is terminated and it is observed that the V$SESSION / V$PROCESS entries continue to exist for a period of time ... after which they disappear

Cause

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