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 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.



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



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


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