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EM 12c, 13c: Agent Crashing Because Of Zombie Process, "Bouncing the agent due to zombies" Reported in gcagent.log (Doc ID 1468586.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 30, 2020

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version and later
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Linux x86-64


The Enterprise Manager (EM) 12c Cloud Control Agent restarts itself due to 'Bouncing the agent due to zombies'

/AGENT_INST/sysman/log/gcagent.log reports following exception

2012-04-25 11:28:44,038 [114:2775F3A9:GC.Executor.5 (ZombieDetector)] INFO - Suspended oracle_database:<DBNAME>:wait_bottlenecks_10i for indefinite suspension due to zombie task
2012-04-25 11:28:44,051 [114:2775F3A9] WARN - Bouncing the agent due to zombies [zombieCnt=3] - [responseInvolved=false]
2012-04-25 11:28:47,080 [114:2775F3A9] INFO - Agent exiting with exit code 1

/AGENT_INST/sysman/log/emagent.nohup reports following error

----- Wed Apr 25 11:28:52 2012::2965::Checking status of EMAgent : 5239 -----
----- Wed Apr 25 11:28:52 2012::2965::EMAgent exited at Wed Apr 25 11:28:52 2012 with return value 1. -----




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