Why Does The Tuxedo tmshutdown Command, With A "-w" Option, Fail To Shut Down All Tuxedo WSH processes?

(Doc ID 776166.1)

Last updated on APRIL 10, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Tuxedo - Version 8.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.



Tuxedo 8.x


The command "tmshutdown -w<delay> -s WSL" normally shuts down the Tuxedo WSL process as well as its associated WSH processes. The "-w" option allows the BBL to send a SIGTERM and then a SIGKILL to ensure that the shutdown occurs unconditionally.

In some situations, however, the WSHs processes are not shut down as expected.

To reproduce this behavior, boot a WSL process with at least one WSH. Run gdb, and attach to the process ID of the WSL, which will keep the WSL busy. Next, execute "tmshutdown -w3 -s WSL". Notice that the WSL is terminated, but not the WSH.



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