Exalogic: OSWatcher Heartbeat File Growing In Size With "No such file or directory" Errors (Doc ID 2260622.1)

Last updated on MAY 03, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software - Version 2.0.6.0.0 and later
Linux x86-64
Oracle Virtual Server x86-64

Symptoms

In Exalogic racks, issue of OSWatcher heartbeat file inside /opt/oswbb/archive directory growing in size significantly is observed. 

Looking into the content of the heartbeat file we see number "No such file or directory" messages as seen below.

This issue can happen in both Exalogic Linux Physical on Compute Nodes and Exalogic Linux Virtual on Dom0 Compute Nodes & VM's where OSWatcher is installed.

Cause

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