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MGW Failing To Start With ORA-32830 And JVMJ9VM015W Initialization Error For Library j9gc23(2) (Doc ID 1135185.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.1 to 11.2]
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit)


When attempting to start the MGW using DBMS_MGWADM.STARTUP procedure, the RDBMS job invoked fails with following error:

ORA-32830: Result code -8 returned by Messaging Gateway agent

Note: You will see the ORA-32830 error at the RDBMS background job process, usually called as ora_j00<n>_<sid>.trc.

When checking the MGW logs ($ORACLE_HOME/mgw/log), you will find following error entries:

>>2010-06-18 10:16:01 MGW C-Bootstrap 0 LOG process-id=2908272
Bootstrap program starting
>>2010-06-18 10:16:02 MGW C-Bootstrap 0 LOG process-id=2908272
Failed to create Java VM: retCode = -4
>>2010-06-18 10:16:02 MGW JVM log
JVMJ9VM015W Initialization error for library j9gc23(2): Failed to instantiate heap; 64M requested


Upgraded or installed MGW on IBM AIX 6.1.


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