2.198 MAX_AUTH_SERVERS

MAX_AUTH_SERVERS specifies the maximum number of authentication servers in the authentication pool. This pool authenticates user connections when client applications connect to Database Resident Connection Pooling (DRCP).

Property Description

Parameter type

Integer

Default value

25

Modifiable

ALTER SYSTEM

Modifiable in a PDB

Yes, according to the following guidelines:

  • When the ENABLE_PER_PDB_DRCP initialization parameter is set to true, MAX_AUTH_SERVERS can be modified only at the PDB level; it cannot be modified for the CDB root.

  • When the ENABLE_PER_PDB_DRCP initialization parameter is set to false, MAX_AUTH_SERVERS can be modified only for the CDB root; it cannot be modified at the PDB level.

Range of values

Minimum: MIN_AUTH_SERVERS or 1, whichever is the greater value

Maximum: operating system-dependent

Basic

No

Oracle RAC

Different instances can use different values.

The value of this parameter must be greater than or equal to the value of the MIN_AUTH_SERVERS initialization parameter, which specifies the minimum number of authentication servers in the authentication pool. The exception is when MIN_AUTH_SERVERS = 0. In this case, the value of MAX_AUTH_SERVERS must be greater than or equal to 1.

Note:

This parameter is available starting with Oracle Database 21c.

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