Extproc Listener Spinning / Hanging
(Doc ID 406269.1)
Last updated on MARCH 31, 2022
Applies to:Oracle Net Services - Version 10.2.0.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
On 10.2.x (On UNIX platforms):
- Trying to start extproc listener as non-'oracle' user
- lsnrctl hangs and the tnslsnr process spins (consumes excessive cpu).
- Works fine when started as the 'oracle' user.
- No errors as such just spinning/hanging and inabillity to connect to extproc listener.
- Listener log file indicates that listener has started.
- On node that works the listener log also contains the message:
'Listener completed notification to CRS on start'.
- This doesn't appear on node with problem.
- Trace file also indicates that the listener is trying to contact CRS. As not using RAC.
- Trying workaround of the bug 4518443 by setting:
'SUBSCRIBE_FOR_NODE_DOWN_EVENT_<listener_name>=OFF', but problem still occurs.
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