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Linux - Exalogic VM Takes Very Long time to complete shut down due to hang on OSWatcher service (Doc ID 2188497.1)

Last updated on MAY 26, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.2.8 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When shutting down a VM running on Exalogic, either from the VM OS or from the manager, it takes a very long time for shutdown to complete, and can shutdown can take longer than 20 minutes. However, starting the VM takes around 1 min to complete with the VM up and running.


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