Using File or FTP Adapter Throws Exception: ORABPEL 11096: Could not create socket pairs: Too many open files (Doc ID 827094.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle(R) BPEL Process Manager - Version: 10.1.2.0.2 to 10.1.3.4 - Release: AS10gR2 to AS10gR3
Oracle ESB - Version: 10.1.3.1 to 10.1.3.4   [Release: AS10gR3 to AS10gR3]
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Server x86-64 (AMD Opteron Architecture)
IBM: Linux on POWER Systems
Linux x86-64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation
***Checked for relevance on 12-Sep-2011***

Symptoms

You are using File or FTP adapter in your BPEL process or in ESB service and you are encountering the following error:

 file:<WSDL File name with Full path>.wsdl [ Operation (Empty,opaque) ] - Could not invoke operation 'SynchRead' against the 'FTP
    Adapter' due to:
    
    ORABPEL-11096
    The IO operation failed.
    The "COPY[NOOP][S->R,T->R]" IO operation for
    "/finance/ERM/concur/processed/ruesch/extract_CES_SAE_v2_bpelrueschtesting1_20090109192633.txt.pgp.t
    xt_100_605.txt_200905012140" failed. [Caused by: Could not create socket pairs: Too many open files]
    Check the error stack and fix the cause of the error. Contact oracle support if error is not
    fixable.
    
      at oracle.tip.adapter.ftp.outbound.FTPIoOperation.ioOnly(FTPIoOperation.java:155)
      at oracle.tip.adapter.ftp.outbound.FTPIoOperation$2.perform(FTPIoOperation.java:822)
      at oracle.tip.adapter.ftp.outbound.FTPInteraction.executeFTPIo(FTPInteraction.java:250)
      at oracle.tip.adapter.ftp.outbound.FTPInteraction.execute(FTPInteraction.java:188)
      at

Cause

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