Starting Http Server by "Opmnctl Startall" result with "[error] (79) Value too large for define data type: could not open transfer log file /apps/oracle/logs/access_log" error in error_log file. (Doc ID 430190.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 21, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle HTTP Server - Version 10.1.2.1.0 to 10.1.2.1.0 [Release AS10gR2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

opmnctl startall does not start HTTP Server:

OMS_HOME/Apache/Apache/log/error_log
shows:
[timestamp] [error] (79) Value too large for define data type: could not open transfer log file
/apps/oracle/logs/access_log

or

[Tue Oct 11 11:26:36 2011] [notice] child pid 16173 exit signal File size limit exceeded (25)
[Tue Oct 11 11:26:36 2011] [notice] child pid 16177 exit signal File size limit exceeded (25)

There is another symptom:

Log files under
OMS_HOME/Apache/Apache/log/*
are very BIG, about 2GB



Cause

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