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OUD11g - Instance is Hanging Daily and "MILD_ERROR" Reports "IOException(Too many open files)" (Doc ID 2134696.1)

Last updated on MAY 17, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Unified Directory - Version 11.1.2.3.0 to 11.1.2.3.181016 [Release 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

OUD instance hangs daily.

The instance is still running, but the access log is no longer logging any new transactions. Some of the replication logs below for reference as this is what is observed prior to the instance hanging.

[19/Apr/2016:09:13:16 -0400] category=SYNC severity=NOTICE msgID=15138878 msg=Replication is up and running for domain cn=schema with replication server id <ID> <HOST>/<IP_ADDRESS>:<PORT> - local server id is 17262 - data generation is 8408
[19/Apr/2016:09:13:16 -0400] category=SYNC severity=NOTICE msgID=15138933 msg=ServerState recovery for domain cn=oraclecontext, updated with changeNumber <CHANGENUMBER_1>
[19/Apr/2016:09:13:16 -0400] category=SYNC severity=NOTICE msgID=15138878 msg=Replication is up and running for domain cn=oraclecontext with replication server id <ID> <HOST>/<IP_ADDRESS>:<PORT> - local server id is 22634 - data generation is <DG-1>
[19/Apr/2016:09:13:16 -0400] category=SYNC severity=NOTICE msgID=15138933 msg=ServerState recovery for domain cn=oraclecontext,dc=<SUFFIX_DN>, updated with changeNumber <CHANGENUMBER_2>
[19/Apr/2016:09:13:16 -0400] category=SYNC severity=NOTICE msgID=15138878 msg=Replication is up and running for domain cn=oraclecontext,dc=<SUFFIX_DN> with replication server id <ID> <HOST>/<IP_ADDRESS>:<PORT> - local server id is 7085 - data generation is <DG-2>
[19/Apr/2016:10:52:30 -0400] category=SYNC severity=NOTICE msgID=15139051 msg=The local replication server cannot connect to the replication server : <HOST>:<PORT>, please check the configuration
[19/Apr/2016:10:52:31 -0400] category=SYNC severity=NOTICE msgID=15139051 msg=The local replication server cannot connect to the replication server : <HOST>:<PORT>, please check the configuration

 

Changes

 Another log shows this message which gives us the answer:

[26/Apr/2016:18:03:57 -0400] category=PROTOCOL severity=MILD_ERROR msgID=2293943 msg=The LDAP connection handler defined in configuration entry cn=LDAPS Connect
ion Handler,cn=Connection Handlers,cn=config was unable to accept a new client connection: IOException(Too many open files)

Cause

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