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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 06, 2024

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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