E-COB: All COBOL processes fail with error "ASLM: shm (pvc) attach fail ASLM: A shared memory area used by Apptrack licensing has been corrupted or deleted, and your system will need to be rebooted before this application can run." (Doc ID 2006990.1)

Last updated on MAY 05, 2015

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.50 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Applies to:  Any Unix or Linux platform and any server express compiler release.

 

Sample Environment:
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Tools 8.52  
Financials 9.1 Production environment
Server express 5.1 WP6
AIX 7.1 platform

Issue:
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All COBOL processes run to error.  As far as the site rep is aware, no changes have been made.

Error:
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ASLM: shm (pvc) attach fail
ASLM: A shared memory area used by Apptrack licensing has been corrupted or deleted, and your system will need to be rebooted before this
application can run.

Impact:
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PeopleSoft Financial application relies on COBOL processes to provide application functionality and currently all cobol processes are failing. Until the issue is resolved, the application functionality is affected.

Cause

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