Issue with NFS - rpcbind "dead but pid file exists"

(Doc ID 2350746.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 14, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.4.4 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

After installation or upgrade to OVM 3.4.4, rcpbind service stops working after a while and throws an error. 

#service rpcbind status
rpcbind dead but pid file exists

Post restarting the service it works well, however it stops after sometime. 

Changes

Issue Observed:

 

Cause

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