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OVS-Agent Service Showing "log Server Dead But Pid File Exists" (Doc ID 2194380.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 10, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.4.1 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : 3.4.1 version, Oracle VM Agent

When attempting to start the ovs-agent
the following error occurs.

# service ovs-agent start
Starting Oracle VM Agent: [ OK ]

# service ovs-agent status
log server dead but pid file exists
notificationserver server (pid 20436) is running...
remaster server (pid 20495) is running...
monitor server (pid 20500) is running...
ha server (pid 20505) is running...
stats server (pid 20508) is running...
xmlrpc server (pid 20518) is running...
fsstats server (pid 20572) is running...
apparentsize server (pid 20573) is running...

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. # service ovs-agent start


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