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ASMCMD Alert Log with Repeated "Invalid file handle for pipe" Messages (Doc ID 2582812.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 21, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 to 19.3.0.0.0 [Release 12.1 to 19]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

asmcmd alert log having following repeated messages.

alert.log from <ORACLE_BASE>/diag/asmcmd/user_<oracle>/<HOSTNAME>/alert location:

4-Jun-19 12:00 ASMCMD Foreground (PID = 128820):  Given command - lsdg
24-Jun-19 12:00 ASMCMD Foreground (PID = 128820):  Closed pipe /tmp/asmcmd_bg_502_sysasm_129023.
24-Jun-19 12:00 ASMCMD Background (PID = 129023):  Closed pipe /tmp/asmcmd_bg_502_sysasm_129023
24-Jun-19 12:00 ASMCMD Foreground (PID = 128820):  ERROR: pipe /tmp/asmcmd_fg_128820 not found.
24-Jun-19 12:00 ASMCMD Background (PID = 129023):  Processing 128820#lsdg
24-Jun-19 12:00 ASMCMD Foreground (PID = 128820):  Invalid file handle for pipe /tmp/asmcmd_bg_502_sysasm_129023
24-Jun-19 12:00 ASMCMD Background (PID = 129023):  Opening the pipe /tmp/asmcmd_fg_128820
24-Jun-19 12:00 ASMCMD Foreground (PID = 128820):  Could not read pipe /tmp/asmcmd_fg_128820
24-Jun-19 12:00 ASMCMD Foreground (PID = 128820):  Background process found with PID = 129023
24-Jun-19 12:00 ASMCMD Foreground (PID = 128820):  Opening the pipe /tmp/asmcmd_bg_502_sysasm_129023
24-Jun-19 12:00 ASMCMD Background (PID = 129023):  Could not open pipe /tmp/asmcmd_bg_502_sysasm_129023. Exiting.
24-Jun-19 12:00 ASMCMD Background (PID = 129023):  Removed /tmp/asmcmd_bg_502_sysasm_129023.
24-Jun-19 12:00 ASMCMD Background (PID = 129023):  NOT closing pipe
24-Jun-19 12:00 ASMCMD Foreground (PID = 128820):  Invalid file handle for pipe /tmp/asmcmd_bg_502_sysasm_129023
24-Jun-19 12:00 ASMCMD Background (PID = 129023):  Exited (0) after removing the pipe
24-Jun-19 12:00 ASMCMD Foreground (PID = 128820):  Invalid file handle for pipe /tmp/asmcmd_bg_502_sysasm_129023
24-Jun-19 12:00 ASMCMD (PID = 128820) Could not proceed with connection pooling. Switching to non connection-pooled mode
Exception - Died at <GRID_HOME>/lib/asmcmdshare.pm line 4789.

24-Jun-19 12:00 ASMCMD Foreground (PID = 128820):  Removed /tmp/asmcmd_fg_128820.
24-Jun-19 12:00 ASMCMD Foreground (PID = 128820):  File to remove not found: /tmp/asmcmd_bg_502_sysasm_129023.
NOTE: Executing <GRID_HOME>/bin/kfod op=getclstype..

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Cause

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