Oracle Database Errors or Warnings from Error ORA-09909 to ORA-09920

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ORA-09909: Malloc of scratch buffer failed.
Cause: Memory needed for a temporary buffer could not be allocated. The additional information field contains the number of bytes that ORACLE attempted to allocate.
Action: Check the UNIX error number. It is probable that the system has run out of memory. If there is no error, contact ORACLE support.
ORA-09910: Unable to find ORACLE password file entry for user.
Cause: No entry exists for the user in the ORACLE password file.
Action: Have the database administrator install a password entry by running orapasswd.
ORA-09911: Incorrect user password.
Cause: The password entered by the user was incorrect.
Action: Enter the correct password.
ORA-09912: Malloc of name buffer(s) failed.
Cause: ORACLE was unable to allocate memory for one or both of the buffers that are used to hold the name of DBA and the operator users.
Action: Check the UNIX error number. It is probable that the system has run out of memory. If there is no error, contact ORACLE support.

ORA-09913: Malloc of dummy name failed.
Cause: ORACLE was unable to allocate memory for the user name that is to to be used in the encryption of the user’s password.
Action: Check the UNIX error number. It is probable that the system has run out of memory. If there is no error, contact ORACLE support.
ORA-09914: Unable to open the ORACLE password file.
Cause: ORACLE could not open the password file for reading.
Action: Check the UNIX error number. If the error number indicates that the file does not exist, have the database administrator create the file by running orapasswd. If the error number indicates insufficient permissions, ask the database administrator to change the permissions. Otherwise, contact ORACLE customer support.
ORA-09915: Password encryption failed.
Cause: ORACLE was unable to encrypt a password.
Action: This is an internal error – contact ORACLE customer support.

ORA-09916: Required password was not specified.
Cause: A user attempted to connect as “internal,” but did not specify a password.
Action: Connect as internal again and specify a password.
ORA-09918: Unable to get user privileges from SQL*Net
Cause: ORACLE was unable to retrieve the user’s privilege set from the SQL*Net connection.
Action: Check the UNIX error number for a possible operating system error. Also check the “additional information” field for the SQL*Net error. If there is no error, contact ORACLE support.
ORA-09919: Unable to set label of dedicated server
Cause: ORACLE was unable to set the label of the dedicated to server to the required value.
Action: Check the UNIX error number for a possible operating system error. Also, check the privileges on the oracle executable. It should have at least “allowmacaccess” privilege.
ORA-09920: Unable to get sensitivity label from connection
Cause: ORACLE was unable to retrieve the user’s sensitivity label from the SQL*Net connection.
Action: Check the UNIX error number for a possible operating system error. Also check the “additional information” field for the SQL*Net error. If there is no error, contact ORACLE support.

Above are list of Oracle Database Errors or Warnings from Error ORA-09909 to ORA-09920 received while performing certain operation against Oracle Database or related products.

What are Oracle Database Error Messages?

Oracle Error Messages may be returned while using products which are part of Oracle Database.  Each Oracle Database Error or Warning Message mentioned above contains the Warning or Error Message Statement, a short explanation of the probable causes of the Error message, and a recommended action.

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