Re: killing oracle processes

From: Martin Berger <>
Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2009 07:17:18 +0200
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maybe this script can help you.

we use it to give dedicated uses the possibility to kill sesssions of other users.

if you are using 11g, alter system kill session have a optional 3rd parameter for the instance id in a cluster.



> Hi All,
> I had a quick question that I was hoping the list could help me out
> with. We have a group of developers who are requesting the ability
> to kill their own processes in the database (PRD/DEV/TST). For
> example, if a poorly written report gets kicked off, one of their
> jobs chooses a poor execution plan, or an OWB process gets left out
> there. The only reason they can really offer is that they do not
> have to wait for the DBA team to respond. I am trying to think of
> technical reasons why this would not work.
> I can write a script to limit the process to be killed to their
> stuff, but something about this still makes me feel uneasy. Is
> there anything that I should worry about?
> Any thoughts?
> Thanks
Received on Tue Aug 18 2009 - 00:17:18 CDT

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