Graceful Stop of HTTP Server Process Failed With the Error "hardstop: httpd (no pid file) not running" Due to PidFile Directive Mis-match
(Doc ID 727727.1)
Last updated on AUGUST 13, 2020
Applies to:Oracle HTTP Server - Version 10.1.2.0.2 to 184.108.40.206.0 [Release AS10gR2 to Oracle11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Stopping the HTTP Server using OPMN results in a time out (after about 10 minutes) and the remaining process has to be killed manually.
0 of 1 processes stopped.
--> Process (pid=<pid>)
time out while waiting for a managed process to stop
opmnctl: graceful stop of processes failed, trying forceful shutdown...
The HTTP_Server~1 shows a PID file problem:
ORACLE_HOME/Apache/Apache/bin/apachectl hardstop: httpd (no pid file) not running
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