R12 E-Business Suite Workflow Mailer Is Deactivated Or Shuts Down Due To Error 'java.net.SocketException: Too many open files' When The LSOF Count Is Greater Than 1024 As HTTP Connections Are Not Being Closed

(Doc ID 2328713.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 07, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Workflow - Version 12.1.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 E-Business Suite R12 Workflow, Workflow Mailer Outbound Processing issues

 

 

 

Workflow mailer gets deactivated with error "java.net.SocketException: Too many open files".

Users report the Mailer is getting deactivated with error "java.net.SocketException: Too many open files" when the lsof count is more than 1024.

It appears there is a leak and the HTTP Connection is not being closed, and hence it is causing open files.

Changes

 Applied <Patch 22974534> to the instance with the issue.

Cause

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