Apache Servers Restarting Due To MaxClients Error (Doc ID 2035345.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle EBS Applications Performance - Version 12.1.3 to 12.1.3 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On Oracle Applications 12.1.3,
E-Business Suite Apache servers keep restarting with error:


[Mon Jun 22 19:07:56 2015] [warn] [client 172.17.68.3] read request line timed out
[Mon Jun 22 19:08:13 2015] [notice] configured -- resuming normal operations
[Mon Jun 22 19:08:13 2015] [notice] Accept mutex: fcntl (Default: fcntl)
[Mon Jun 22 19:12:43 2015] [error] server reached MaxClients setting, consider raising the MaxClients setting
[Mon Jun 22 19:16:23 2015] [warn] [client 172.17.68.3] read request line timed out
[Mon Jun 22 19:16:52 2015] [notice] configured -- resuming normal operations
[Mon Jun 22 19:16:52 2015] [notice] Accept mutex: fcntl (Default: fcntl)
[Mon Jun 22 19:21:22 2015] [error] server reached MaxClients setting, consider raising the MaxClients setting
[Mon Jun 22 19:25:31 2015] [notice] configured -- resuming normal operations
[Mon Jun 22 19:25:31 2015] [notice] Accept mutex: fcntl (Default: fcntl)


The issue can be re-produced with the following steps:
The issue can not be reproduced at will, but happenings frequently.


The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users keep loosing connectivity.

Cause

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