Too Many Files Open Exception in Linux (Doc ID 1256294.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 03, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Business Process Management Suite - Version 6.0.4 to 10.3.2
Generic Linux
***Checked for relevance on 3-Apr-2012***


Symptoms


In linux environment in the long run, limit of open files can reach its maximum value. You will see many IO related errors with 'Too many open files' phrase in it. Example:

java.io.FileNotFoundException: /bea/albpm6.0/j2eewl/log/ALBPMEngine.log.0 (Too many open files)
at java.io.FileInputStream.open(Native Method)
at java.io.FileInputStream.<init>(FileInputStream.java:106)

.....

Cause

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