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2152158 - Intermittent Oracle connectivity issue


The database connection is lost and cannot be reestablished. You receive ORA-03114 and ORA-03113 combined with DBIF_REPO_SQL_ERROR dumps in the SAP session.

In the logs you see the following messages:

TNS-12542: TNS:address already in use
 TNS-12560: TNS:protocol adapter error
  TNS-00512: Address already in use
   Linux Error: 98: Address already in use

The line in the bottom may vary according to your operating system.



  • SAP systems with Oracle database
  • Not restricted to a product or product version
  • Any Linux or Unix Operating System


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connectivity, shortdump, dump, network, lsnrctl, tnslsnr, end-of-file, communication, channel, not, connected , KBA , BC-DB-ORA , Oracle , BC-DB-ORA-RAC , Real Application Clusters (RAC) , Problem

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