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Oracle Linux: Certmonger Defunct/Zombie Processes Found Soon After System Boot (Doc ID 2146511.1)

Last updated on MAY 21, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Defunct/Zombie Certmonger processes manifest soon after Oracle Linux server boot e.g.:

$ 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]

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Cause

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