Starting HTTP Server using Opmnctl Fails with "exec of apachectl failed, errno=8" (Doc ID 552304.1)

Last updated on APRIL 27, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle HTTP Server - Version: 10.1.2.0.2 to 10.1.3.4.0
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

Starting HTTP Server with "opmnctl startproc process-type=HTTP_Server", fails with the following errors:

$ opmnctl startproc process-type=HTTP_Server
opmnctl: starting opmn managed processes...
================================================================================
opmn id=<hostname>:6200
0 of 1 processes started.

ias-instance id=<instancename>.<hostname.domain>
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
ias-component/process-type/process-set:
HTTP_Server/HTTP_Server/HTTP_Server

Error
--> Process (pid=8902)
failed to start a managed process after the maximum retry limit
Log:
$ORACLE_HOME/opmn/logs/HTTP_Server~1

Additionally,  $ORACLE_HOME/opmn/logs/HTTP_Server~1 shows following error entry:

exec of apachectl failed, errno=8

Changes





Cause

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