Grid Infrastructure ocssd.log is Not Immediately Recreated After Being Accidentally Deleted
(Doc ID 1508918.1)
Last updated on DECEMBER 25, 2019
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 188.8.131.52 to 184.108.40.206 [Release 11.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata 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
Information in this document applies to any platform.
The log file $GRID_HOME/log/<NODE>/cssd/ocssd.log was accidentally deleted. After the deletion, the log file was NOT immediately recreated by the clusterware. Instead, there is no ocssd.log file under $GRID_HOME/log/<NODE>/cssd directory.
This is an Expected behaviour.
The files under $GRID_HOME/log/* are not supposed to be deleted. All the log files, including ocssd.log, are rotated once they reach a certain size. So these files do not create space issue. The filesize is dependent on the log type and version. For ocssd.log, the filesize is 50MB.
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