My Oracle Support Banner 'Exiting With Status 204' After Shutdown As User ROOT (Doc ID 751390.1)

Last updated on MARCH 09, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle E-Business Suite Technology Stack - Version 12.0.4 to 12.2 [Release 12.0 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.


-- Problem Statement:
On 12.0.4 in Production:
When attempting to start services,
the following error occurs: exiting with status 204


$ORACLE_HOME/Apache/Apache/logs/xml.log shows:

pid file /xxx/inst/apps/XXX/pids/10.1.3/Apache/ overwritten

An unclean shutdown of previous Apache may have occurred.
$ORACLE_HOME/Apache/Apache/logs/error.log shows:

httpd: could not log pid to file /xxx/inst/apps/XXX/pids/10.1.3/Apache/
fopen: Permission denied

-- Steps To Reproduce:
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Stop services as user root.
2. Re-start the services.




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