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KB-1590 Database connection pool maxes out for Oracle data sources configured in the Admin Console


For an Oracle data source configured in the Admin Console, there is a notable increase in the number of used connections. Eventually, the connection pool maxes out, preventing any new queries from being executed against that data source.


There is an issue in the logger responsible for logging data source metrics for data sources defined through the Admin Console, resulting in a connection leak.

This issue has been resolved via AN-105369 in the following hotfixes/versions:


Apply the latest hotfix to your Appian installation or upgrade to the latest version of Appian. 


  1. As the Appian user, open the file located in <APPIAN_HOME>/ear/suite.ear/resources/.
  2. Set the value of from INFO to FATAL. It should look like this:, DATA_SOURCES_METRICS
  3. Restart application server to clear out the inactive sessions.

Affected Versions

This article applies to Appian 17.4 and 18.1.

Last Reviewed: May 2018