11.2. Working with the Pending Area
Before defining or updating any DRM objects, you must first establish a pending area. A pending area is a staging area where resource management objects can be defined and validated before they are activated. If you forget to create the pending area, you will receive the following error message if you try to create or update a DRM object:
ERROR at line 1: ORA-29371: pending area is not active ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_RMIN", line 115 ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_RESOURCE_MANAGER", line 108 ORA-06512: at line 1
The next sections explain how to manage pending areas. You will learn to create, validate, submit, and clear them.
11.2.1. Creating a Pending Area
To create a pending area, simply execute the DBMS_RESOURCE_MANAGER.CREATE_PENDING_AREA ...