OBIEE 11g: Many Core Files Created Hourly under $INSTANCE_HOME in Linux OS on BP11.1.1.9.1xxxx (Doc ID 2197218.1)

Last updated on MARCH 15, 2017

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.9.160419 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After applying Bundle Patch (e.g. 11.1.1.9.160719), many core files are created hourly under $INSTANCE_HOME (/home/oracle/Oracle/Middleware/instances/instance1) on Linux OS.

e.g.
[oracle@xxxxxx instance1]$ pwd
/home/oracle/Oracle/Middleware/instances/instance1
[oracle@xxxxxx instance1]$ ls -ltr
drwx------. 3 oracle oinstall 4096 xxx 6 15:55 2016 diagnostics
drwx------. 3 oracle oinstall 4096 xxx 6 15:55 2016 bin
drwx------. 3 oracle oinstall 4096 xxx 6 15:55 2016 OracleBIServerComponent
drwx------. 3 oracle oinstall 4096 xxx 6 15:55 2016 OracleBIPresentationServicesComponent
drwx------. 3 oracle oinstall 4096 xxx 6 15:55 2016 OracleBIJavaHostComponent
drwx------. 3 oracle oinstall 4096 xxx 6 15:55 2016 OracleBISchedulerComponent
drwx------. 3 oracle oinstall 4096 xxx 6 15:55 2016 OracleBIClusterControllerComponent
drwx------. 12 oracle oinstall 4096 xxx 6 15:55 2016 config
drwxr-x---. 9 oracle oinstall 4096 xxx 6 15:55 2016 bifoundation
drwx------. 8 oracle oinstall 4096 xxx 6 16:13 2016 tmp
drwx------. 3 oracle oinstall 4096 xxx 6 16:16 2016 auditlogs
-rw-------. 1 oracle oinstall 85774336 xxx 11 09:48 2016 core.6765
-rw-------. 1 oracle oinstall 85823488 xxx 11 10:48 2016 core.7578
-rw-------. 1 oracle oinstall 86876160 xxx 11 11:49 2016 core.8366
-rw-------. 1 oracle oinstall 85774336 xxx 11 12:49 2016 core.9127

Points:

Changes

Applied Bundle Patch (11.1.1.9.160419, 11.1.1.9.160719, 11.1.1.9.161018 - currently reported) on 11.1.1.9.0.

Cause

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