The imsimta qm dir -held Command Takes Forever (Doc ID 2024875.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 22, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Messaging Server - Version 5.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

While tracking down why there are so many .HELD messages, we noticed that the imsimta qm dir -held command takes an unreasonably long time, even when there are relatively few messages in the queue.

Using strace on a qm command progress:

In one window, do imsimta qm dir -held. In another window, do ps -ef|grep to find which process to strace:

But there is so much output that the fact that the first part was a ".snapshot" directory was easily overlooked.

Cause

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