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ORA-27086: unable to lock file - already in use (Doc ID 2205485.1)

Last updated on MAY 26, 2021

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.8 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On Oracle Linux, when making use of NFS and an Oracle Database, the database may report :

ORA-27086: unable to lock file - already in use
Linux-x86_64 Error: 37: No locks available


Cause

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