Scheduled And Manual Publishing Stop Firing; Found No Records of Publishing Until The Server Is Restarted

(Doc ID 1939772.1)

Last updated on JULY 07, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Sites - Version 11.1.1.8.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Publishing stops working/running until the server is restarted.

Scheduled publishing stops firing. When a user tries to trigger a publishing manually, the Publish Console screen keeps spinning and nothing happens; there is nothing relevant in sites.log.

Many threads are WAITING to obtain a write lock (to create a publish session), for example:

Restarting the publishing source server resolves the issue temporarily.

Changes

The publishing source environment has a customization that performs asset save operation.

Cause

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