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ORA-27370, ORA-27300, ORA-27302 FAILED at sjsec 6a Errors Reported When Running External Job (Doc ID 1059981.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 02, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.2 to 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Database version

External jobs not running using DBMS_SCHEDULER
getting ORA-27300, ORA-27301 and ORA-27302 errors:

ORA-12012: error on auto execute of job 18353
ORA-27370: job worker failed to launch a job of type EXECUTABLE
ORA-27300: OS system dependent operation:getting external job pid failed with status: 2
ORA-27301: OS failure message: No such file or directory
ORA-27302: failure occurred at: sjsec 6a

- DB has been started as Oracle software owner

- Following permission for the files:

$ ls -lrt $ORACLE_HOME/bin/extjob*

ls -lrt $ORACLE_HOME/bin/extjob*

-rwxr-x--- 1 oracle dba 1158136 Oct 25 2008 /optware/oracle/
-rwxr-x--- 1 oracle dba 1158136 Oct 25 2008 /optware/oracle/
-rwxr-xr-x 1 oracle dba 30976 Sep 15 10:21 /optware/oracle/
-rwsr-x--- 1 root dba 30968 Sep 15 10:21 /optware/oracle/

- entry in externaljob.ora :

run_user and run_group was set to nobody


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