Oracle Error ORA-00080: invalid global area specified by level num

Oracle Error Message

ORA-00080: invalid global area specified by level num

Reason for the Error

There was an attempt to dump an invalid global area.

Solution

Use level 1 for the PGA, 2 for the SGA, and 3 for the UGA. Use extra + level to dump global area as well as extra bytes for every pointer; extra must be a multiple of 4.