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

Last updated on NOVEMBER 14, 2022

Applies to:

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


In an Exalogic rack, the OSWatcher heartbeat file inside the /opt/oswbb/archive directory is observed growing significantly in size. 

Looking into the content of the heartbeat file, we see a number "No such file or directory" messages:

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.


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