Certmonger Zombies Processes Found (Doc ID 2146511.1)

Last updated on JUNE 21, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.8 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.39] and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Below mentioned zombies processes found after booting up the server.

$ ps -ef | grep certmonger
root 2775 1 0 May25 ? 00:00:00 /usr/sbin/certmonger -S -p /var/run/certmonger.pid
root 2816 2775 0 May25 ? 00:00:00 [certmonger]
root 2817 2775 0 May25 ? 00:00:00 [certmonger]
root 2820 2775 0 May25 ? 00:00:00 [certmonger]
root 2822 2775 0 May25 ? 00:00:00 [certmonger]
root 2825 2775 0 May25 ? 00:00:00 [certmonger]
root 2826 2775 0 May25 ? 00:00:00 [certmonger]
root 2829 2775 0 May25 ? 00:00:00 [certmonger]
root 2832 2775 0 May25 ? 00:00:00 [certmonger]

Cause

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