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Property Description
Parameter type Integer
Default value 0
Range of values 0 to 1,000,000 (in seconds)
Basic No

DDL_LOCK_TIMEOUT specifies a time limit for how long DDL statements will wait in a DML lock queue. The default value of zero indicates a status of NOWAIT. The maximum value of 1,000,000 seconds will result in the DDL statement waiting forever to acquire a DML lock.

If a lock is not acquired before the timeout period expires, then an error is returned.

See Also:

Oracle Database Administrator's Guide for more information about the DDL_LOCK_TIMEOUT parameter