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

Last updated on APRIL 28, 2018

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:WEBDV2: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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