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OAG Crashed When Request To Downstream Application Is Slow Causing Too Many Open Files Error (Doc ID 2003661.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 18, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle API Gateway - Version 11.1.2.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

PROBLEM DESCRIPTION
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When downstream application response is slow, OAG crashes instead of refusing more requests.

ERROR
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too many open files

WHAT IS WORKING
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When the downstream application took long time to respond (more 30 seconds), OAG continued to accept new requests and crashed with a too many open files error.

STEPS
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1. Make a request from OAG
2. The application responds but takes more than 30 seconds
3. OAG continues to accept new requests, then crashes.
4. too many open files error is seen

BUSINESS IMPACT
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This issue is preventing the OAG from servicing application that takes a longer time to respond.

Cause

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Symptoms
Cause
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