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DBMS_SCHEDULER External Job Fail With ORA-27301/ORA-27302 at: sjsec 6a (Doc ID 1074922.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
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 Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64


Through dbms_scheduler, Unix shell scripts are being called but fail with error message:

ORA-12012: error on auto execute of job 100613
ORA-27370: job secondary 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

When the external job is run via strace/truss that extjob could not find

The OS "ldd $ORACLE_HOME/bin/extjob" command returns correct $ORACLE_HOME/lib location for libclntsh and the permission on the file are correct.

Setting "LD_LIBRARY_PATH" to point to "$ORACLE_HOME/lib" where the library actually resides in the environment or in the external job shell script does not resolve problem either.


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