Crawling Large NTFS Source Throws "Too Many Open Files java.io.IOException" Error (Doc ID 554522.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 27, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Secure Enterprise Search - Version: 10.1.8.2 to 10.1.8.2
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows XP

Symptoms

While crawling a large NTFS source with many documents the crawler throws below errors:

ERROR crawler_4 Too many open files java.io.IOException java.io.FileOutputStream:open:-2 java.io.FileOutputStream:<init>:179
java.io.FileOutputStream:<init>:70 oracle.search.crawler.URLAccess:processBinary:4476
oracle.search.crawler.URLAccess:processDocBody:7657
oracle.search.crawler.URLAccess:processUrlEntry:2916 oracle.search.crawler.CrawlingThread:submitForProcessing:6725
oracle.search.plugin.ntfs.NTFSCrawlerPlugin:submit:132
oracle.search.plugin.ntfs.NTFSCrawlerPlugin:setContent:741
oracle.search.plugin.ntfs.NTFSCrawlerPlugin:crawl:559
oracle.search.crawler.CrawlingThread:run:1490



Cause

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