Command "lsof" Shows High Number of Open Files after Starting 12c Forms and Reports.

(Doc ID 2322469.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 03, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version 12.2.1.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After configuring and starting FMW 12c Forms and Reports on RHEL7/OL7, open files count is too high when listing using lsof command.

Open file count decreases once services are stopped.

Same behaviour is not seen in RHEL6/OL6

Below is the difference seen between RHEL7/OL7 and RHEL6/OL6.

RHEL7/OL7

[oracle@celvpvm ~]$ lsof |wc -l

904392

 

RHEL6/OL6

[oracle@celvpvm ~]$ lsof |wc -l

10721



Changes

 

Cause

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