Adoacorectl.Sh: Exiting With Status 204 - java.util.zip.ZipException: Too Many Open Files In System (Doc ID 790539.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 04, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Applications Technology Stack - Version 12.0.5 to 12.0.6 [Release 12.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 30-April-2013***

Symptoms

On 12.0.5 in Production:
When attempting to start oacore and oafm via adstrtal.sh, it fails with the following error:

adoacorectl.sh: exiting with status 204


OC4J~oacore~default_group~1 shows:

OC4J startup failed
org.xml.sax.SAXException: META-INF/boot.xml in /u01/oracle/p3mpth/apps/tech_st
/10.1.3/j2ee/home/oc4j.jar, line 275: Could not process 'external-classes' for /
u01/oracle/p3mpth/apps/tech_st/10.1.3/webservices/lib/wssecurity.jar (from <code
-source> (ignore manifest Class-Path) in META-INF/boot.xml in /u01/oracle/p3mpth
/apps/tech_st/10.1.3/j2ee/home/oc4j.jar): caught java.util.zip.ZipException: Too
many open files in system.
at oracle.classloader.util.XMLConfiguration.fail(XMLConfiguration.java:1215)
..

Cause

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