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Why Unable To Stop Oracle Traffic Director (OTD) Process And Admin Console Shows Status As "Instance Not Running" When It Is Actually Running ? (Doc ID 1506995.1)

Last updated on MAY 03, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Traffic Director - Version and later
Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software - Version to
Information in this document applies to any platform.


1/ On Oracle Traffic Director when using the administration console and making some admin-server configuration changes such as changing the otd_admin password. upon trying to restart the server the admin-server is unable to restart. When trying from the command line, the following error is encountered:

2/ The other symptom is that the admin console shows status as "Instance Not Running" when it is actually running ?

(ps -ef | grep trafficd will show it is running) 




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 Possible workarounds to avoid this unexpected pid file removal by tmpwatch script:
 Possible workaround to stop/shutdown the OTD instance after this pid file is deleted:

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