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What is the Meaning of "Received Signal 15; Terminating" in /var/log/messages? (Doc ID 2443824.1)

Last updated on MAY 22, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 to Oracle Linux 7.5 [Release OL5 to OL7U5]
Linux x86-64


Oracle Linux server rebooted with the following messages in /var/log/messages and /var/log/secure files.

-- /var/log/messages:
Aug 23 20:36:53 node1 nslcd[12345]: caught signal SIGTERM (15), shutting down

-- /var/log/secure:
Aug 23 20:36:37 node1 sshd[54321]: Received signal 15; terminating.


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