Re: Oracle on Windows

From: Bill Zakrzewski <>
Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2009 14:25:09 -0500
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Are you using SPFILE and not INIT file? If so, then log in to the database as sys

 > alter system set processes=<new_value> scope=spfile;

Then bounce the database and your parameter should be updated.

On Feb 11, 2009, at 2:21 PM, Zelli, Brian wrote:

> We have an 3 instances of 10g on a windows server. I needed to
> change the number of processes. So I edited the init file, changed
> the processes, saved it and then bounced the instance. When I do a v
> $parameter on processes, I still get the old number. What the heck
> is wrong? Do I have to stop the service at all? Restart it before I
> bring up the database? I did set the sid for that instance before I
> logged in.
> ciao,
> Brian
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