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GI ocssd.log rotation fails with error LFI-00142 and logfile grows to huge size (Doc ID 1900986.1)

Last updated on MAY 04, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


GI logfile "ocssd.log"  grows beyond the default file size.

The logfile rotation fails with error LFI-00142: Unable to delete an existing file [ocssd][110] not owned by Oracle.

This problem can cause file system space issues!

Example ->   ocssd.log located in $GRID_HOME/log/<hostname>/cssd/  below has grown to 5Gb in size





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