TNS Listener Process Keeps Dying when Veritas Cluster Software Used. (Doc ID 283906.1)

Last updated on MARCH 07, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Net Services - Version 8.1.7.4.0 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 8.1.7 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

The TNS listener process keeps dying.There are no errors reported in listener.log. Listener logs does report following lines where it is explicitly stopped:

No longer listening on: (DESCRIPTION=(ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL=tcp)(HOST=<hostname>)(PORT=50000)))


Truss of the failure shows:

4026: 1086.6738 lseek(6, 0, SEEK_CUR) = 836245
12514: 1086.6739 access("/oracle/product/9201/network/admin
/sqlnet.ora", 0) = 0
4026: 1086.6739 write(6, " [ 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 5 - J".., 46) = 46
4026: 1086.6741 lseek(15, 163328, SEEK_SET) = 163328
4026: 1086.6743 read(15, "\019 ?AF\0\0\09E ?B0\0\0".., 512) = 512
4026: 1086.6744 lseek(15, 13312, SEEK_SET) = 13312
4026: 1086.6745 read(15, "\01903A2\0\0\09E03A3\0\0".., 512) = 512
4026: 1086.6747 lseek(6, 0, SEEK_CUR) = 836291
4026: 1086.6747 lseek(6, 0, SEEK_CUR) = 836291
4026: 1086.6748 lseek(6, 0, SEEK_CUR) = 836291
4026: 1086.6749 write(6, " [ 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 5 - J".., 47) = 47
12514: 1086.6795 open("/oracle/product/9201/network/admin/s
qlnet.ora", O_RDONLY) = 4
12514: 1086.6798 fcntl(4, F_SETFD, 0x00000001) = 0
12514: 1086.6799 fstat(4, 0xFFFFFFFF7FFF5D10) = 0
12514: 1086.6800 ioctl(4, TCGETA, 0xFFFFFFFF7FFF5C4C) Err#25 E
NOTTY
12514: 1086.6801 read(4, "\n N A M E S . D I R E C".., 8192) = 75
4026: 1086.6803 Received signal #15, SIGTERM, in read() [default]
4026: siginfo: SIGTERM pid=12509 uid=0
12514: 1086.6803 read(4, 0x1037D7564, 8192) = 0
4026: 1086.6804 read(64, 0xFFFFFFFF7FFF7C04, 4) Err#4 EI
NTR
12514: 1086.6805 lseek(4, 0, SEEK_CUR) = 75
12514: 1086.6806 close(4) = 0
12514: 1086.6808 uname(0xFFFFFFFF7FFF5D48) = 1
4026: *** process killed ***


Note that process 12509 is killing the listener process.

Changes

Veritas Cluster Software

Cause

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