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

Last updated on JUNE 16, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.8 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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