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Apache Fails With Error "failed to start a managed process after the maximum retry limit" (Doc ID 1349882.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 22, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle E-Business Suite Technology Stack - Version 12.0.0 to 12.1.3 [Release 12.0 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When using the script to start Apache in Release 12, it fails with an error like:

12/07/11-15:32:56 :: starting OPMN managed OHS instance

opmnctl: starting opmn managed processes...
   0 of 1 processes started.


--> Process (index=1,uid=1561342258,pid=14927)
   failed to start a managed process after the maximum retry limit

12/07/11-15:33:00 :: exiting with status 204


The log file HTTP_Server~1.log referenced does not exactly reports a root-cause for the failure, so further analysis is required to identify what prevents Apache from being started. 


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