E:CA- PSEMAgent error message in file SFMAINT.log: Process 452524 ABENDED at Step SFMAINT.MAIN.Step01 (PeopleCode) -- RC = 8 (108,524)

(Doc ID 2344785.1)

Last updated on APRIL 26, 2018

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.53 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : 8.53 version, Change Assistant

When attempting to start PSEMAgent,
the following error occurs.

ErrorReturn-> 294 - SQL.Fetch: SamFetch: ORA-03135: connection lost contact Process ID: 7153 Session ID: 584 Serial number: 275 . (2,294) SFMAINT.MAIN.GBL.default.1900-01-01.Step01.OnExecute PCPC:8099 Statement:84

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. execute StartAgent.bat




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