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Killing Defunct Operating System Process (Doc ID 298048.1)

Last updated on MAY 25, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When executing an Operating System (OS) command called from a Java Stored  Procedure (JSP), upon completion of the Operating System command (successfully),  there is a defunct Operating System process left out at the Operating System level. How to get rid of those processes?


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