Re: inbound connection timed out (ORA-3136) RAC

From: Kellyn Pedersen <>
Date: Fri, 4 Jun 2010 14:54:55 -0700 (PDT)
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I would never be one to point fingers-  I'm a DBA and do not understand the network infrastructure as well as the Network admin, but as a DBA, I do have to deal with the errors and the database is always guilty until proven innocent.  We will and do get these errors unless I put in the following parameters into my sqlnet.ora file:

Cycle the listener and these errors disappear.  Now-do I think there is most likely something amiss that I require this in my sqlnet file?  Yes, most definitely..  Do I have the time or skills to figure it out?  Very questionable... :)

Kellyn Pedersen
Sr. Database Administrator
I-Behavior Inc.
"Go away before I replace you with a very small and efficient shell script..."

From: Wolfson Larry - lwolfs <>
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Sent: Fri, June 4, 2010 1:50:33 PM
Subject: inbound connection timed out (ORA-3136) RAC

WARNING: inbound connection timed out (ORA-3136)

We set the INBOUND CONNECTION TIMEOUT=0 in RAC AIX environments, but
still get these messages.
Oracle 10.2 & 11.1

Anyone know why this would be happening?


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