OGG GoldenGate Extract | Pump Abends with: "TCP/IP Error 9 (Bad File Number)" (Doc ID 1359087.1)

Last updated on JULY 17, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle GoldenGate - Version 11.1.1.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 24-Mar-2013***

Symptoms

Extract or pump abends with "TCP/IP error 9 (Bad file number)" when starting.
The exact error number may vary:

e.g.,
1. Version 11.1.1.1 12771498

ERROR OGG-01224 TCP/IP error 9 (Bad file number).
ERROR OGG-01668 PROCESS ABENDING.



2. pre GA release version:  v11_1_1_1_024

GGS ERROR 150 TCP/IP error 9 (Bad file number).
GGS ERROR 190 PROCESS ABENDING.



Let's say you only have 4 Extract pump processes communicating with this target system, and have specified 21 dynamic ports on the target system. Why can't your Extract connect to the remote system?

Cause

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