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Troubleshooting Guide (TSG) - Ksvcreate: Process(xxxx) Creation Failed / ORA-00445: Background Process "xxxx" Did Not Start After n Seconds (Doc ID 1379200.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 24, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This article can be used as a troubleshooting guide for the following messages reported in the alert.log file. Please note that the exact process type and number may be different, so this article applies for all messages in this format:

Process %s died, see its trace file 
kkjcre1p: unable to spawn %s secondary process 

Process %s died, see its trace file 
ksvcreate: Process(%s) creation failed

 You may also observe messages like:

ORA-00445: background process "J000" did not start after 120 seconds

 This document also lists out the known issues reported causing the ORA-445 errors.


Troubleshooting Steps

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In this Document
Troubleshooting Steps
 What does this message mean ?
 OS Configuration Checks
 Checks on Oracle Database Configuration
 Known Issues
 Confirmed Code Bugs
 <Bug 13036685
  OS Related Bugs

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