Exadata: Cannot Log Into Cellcli: All commands hang and do not return - multiple cellcli JVM's running on behalf of cellcli and EM Agents
(Doc ID 1338915.1)
Last updated on MARCH 12, 2021
Applies to:Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 184.108.40.206.1 to 220.127.116.11.0 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
While attempting to use cellcli for normal maintenance you find that the commands are hanging:
You may then get to the cellcli prompt, but you are unable to enter any commands (hang).
Other attempted commands may error out with CELL-01528
You notice that there are several cellcli JVM's running on behalf of cellcli.
Due to business impact you are trying not to have to bounce the cell servers
-- All CellCLI commands are failing!
"...Can not log into cellcli. Getting error CELL -01528: Unable to create the log file in directory /opt/oracle/cell18.104.22.168.1_LINUX.64_100818.1cellsrv/deploy/log/cellcli.lst
Error: Couldn't get lock for /opt/oracle/cell22.214.171.124.1_LINUX.X64_100818.1/cellsrv/deploy/log/cellcli.lst
There are about 200 lock files in directory. All 666 permission owned by cellmonitor.
We found multiple cellcli JVM's running on behalf of cellcli:
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