ORA-00020 Error -> Maximum number of Processes (string) exceeded

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This explains the oracle error, ORA-00020 in detail, the possible reason(s) and steps to solve the same in Oracle Database.

Oracle Error: ORA-00020

Description: Maximum number of Processes (string) exceeded.

Reason(s) for this Oracle error: This error will be raised when all the licenses are in use.

Possible steps to solve this error:
1) Re-try to execute the statements after few minutes.
2) Increase the value of the PROCESSES parameter in the initialization parameter file of the Oracle Database. For this step, shut down the Oracle, modify the file and then restart the Oracle engine.

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