Killing Defunct Operating System Process (Doc ID 298048.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 03, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.1.7.4 to 11.1.0.6 [Release 8.1.7 to 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 30-Nov-2011***


Goal

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?

Solution

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