GoldenGate Extract Abends with "Unable to lock file" Error For Trail File

(Doc ID 1112506.1)

Last updated on MAY 04, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle GoldenGate - Version 10.0.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Extract abends, reporting "Unable to lock file" or "response from Server/Collector.

Examples:
Unable to lock file "/h/remis/ggs/dirdat/em000002" (error 13, Permission denied). Lock currently held by process id (PID) nnnnn).
Unable to lock file "/opt/oracle/ggs/dirdat/r2000008" (error 11, Resource temporarily unavailable). 

Cause

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