Does the process show up in V$session. (Most people have scripts joining v$session and v$process to show sessions that will not show sessions because the show will only show sessions with process and you can miss some in other states.) Sometime app/web servers constantly relog in after being killed making it hard to drop the user. In those cases I shutdown /startup restrict, drop the user then take off the restricted session.
From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of John Dunn
Sent: Wednesday, July 05, 2006 5:27 AM
To: 'oracle-l digest users'
Subject: ORA-01940: cannot drop a user that is currently connected
ORA-01940: cannot drop a user that is currently connected
I get this error on Oracle 10.2.0.1.0 but cannot see any sessions for the user.
I have rerun the drop, but now it just hangs.
Anything I can do but bounce the database?
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