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HTTP Server Error "Child Could Not Open Sslmutex Lockfile" (Doc ID 562624.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 25, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle HTTP Server - Version 10.1.2.0.2 to 10.1.3.4.0 [Release AS10gR2 to AS10gR3]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (32-bit)

Symptoms

Intermittently, over a period of several days or weeks, HTTP Server will suddenly lock up - neither processing connections, nor rejecting them.  

The error_log may contain thousands (typically one per user click) of the following entries :

 

Changes

This may be encountered with a default out-of-the-box installation.

Cause

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