OID Stops Responding with the Log Showing Error "Socket fd=xxxxx greater than system max=xxxxx ........ Closing the connection" (Doc ID 2248779.1)

Last updated on APRIL 18, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version 11.1.1.9.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

OID 11.1.1.9.0


OID becomes unresponsive due to oidldapd process not closing the sockets opened for writing the OID alert logs and OS level open files limit will be reached.
Need to restart OID periodically to resolve the issue

OID Server (oidldapd) logs show the following error when the limit is reached

 

Changes

New installation of OID 11.1.1.9.0 or OID was upgraded from an older version to 11.1.1.9.0 

Cause

Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms