E-PRCS: Processes Throw Error: "Process Initiated or Processing But No Longer Running" And "PS_StartProc: CreateProcess failed"

(Doc ID 637307.1)

Last updated on MAY 03, 2017

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
SPECIFIC TO:´┐Ż´┐ŻEnterprise, PeopleTools 8.4x
Checked for relevance on 03-Dec-2015

This document was previously published as Customer Connection Solution 200959101


Several scheduled overnight batch processes in Production, (SQRs, App Engine & Database Agent), do not run to Success. Jobs error with the "Process marked 'Initiated' or 'Processing' but no longer running" error message.

The same PSJobs are restarted by the support team the next morning and all processes run to success. This happens daily.

In the SQR log file, it displayed error:

"Error! SQR Failed To Process
*** System Error Code 1816
****** PS_StartProc: CreateProcess failed:
cwd = F:\ORACLE\ORA81\BIN"


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