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Log File Rotation Generates Strange Time-Stamps / Filename Extensions, Which Then Never Gets Removed (Doc ID 2531912.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 27, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Messaging Server - Version 8.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Log file rotation generates strange time stamps, which will then never get removed.

For example, transaction log files are seen where the rotation time stamp is either 0 or 18446744073709545678 and then such log files hang around forever.

Here is a file list snippet from an MMP where '.18446744073709545678' is added as filename extension:

This issue is happening with the transactlog on both the MMP and the Messaging Server backend.

The problem happen since an upgrade is made from Messaging Server version to

Due to this issue, it is required to write a script and add it to imsched to check and clean up such files. Otherwise, it will eventually run out of disk space.


Upgraded Messaging Server from version to


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