Error Message :
ORA-04031: unable to allocate 32 bytes of shared memorySymptoms
First, The AE server becomes unresponsive.
No connections can be established : no GUI connection and agents lose their connections as well.
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Second, server processes (CP and WP) crash immediately after startup. Investigation
The error message 'ORA-04031: unable to allocate 32 bytes of shared memory' appears in the CP and WP logs.
It is not possible to connect to the database with a client such as SQL Developer for instance either. The error 'ORA-04031: unable to allocate 32 bytes of shared memory' is immediately displayed. Resolution
This is an Oracle error : http://www.dba-oracle.com/t_ora_04031_unable_to_allocate_shared_memory.htm
Please contact a DBA in order to fix this.