You can get ” ORA-02080: database link is in use ” error during the drop any user.
Details of error are as follows.
ORA-02080: database link is in use
SQL> select db_link,logged_on,open_cursors from v$dblink;
To solve this error, You should increase the open_links parameter as follows.
alter system set open_links=20 scope=spfile sid='*'; alter system set open_links_per_instance=20 scope=spfile sid='*'; Then restart database to activate this parameter as follows. shutdown immediate; startup
If you don’t want to increase open_links because of restart database, then you can close the existing database links as follows.
SQL> exec DBMS_SESSION.CLOSE_DATABASE_LINK (Database_Link_Name); SQL> alter session close database link Database_Link_Name;
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