E-WAS: SystemErr.log Repeatedly Logging Message "java.io.IOException: Couldn't get lock for ./servers/PIA/logs/PIA_servlets%u.log" (Doc ID 976235.1)

Last updated on APRIL 11, 2016

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.49 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked For Currency on 01-Feb-2016***

Symptoms

Customers may see this error being logged to the System logs (SystemErr.log) repeatedly.

[11/4/09 11:43:51:191 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R java.io.IOException: Couldn't get lock for ./servers/PIA/logs/PIA_servlets%u.log
[11/4/09 11:43:51:191 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at java.util.logging.FileHandler.openFiles(FileHandler.java:387)
[11/4/09 11:43:51:191 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at java.util.logging.FileHandler.<init>(FileHandler.java:223)
[11/4/09 11:43:51:191 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at java.lang.Class.newInstanceImpl(Native Method)
[11/4/09 11:43:51:191 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at java.lang.Class.newInstance(Class.java:1328)
[11/4/09 11:43:51:191 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at java.util.logging.LogManager$7.run(LogManager.java:917)
[11/4/09 11:43:51:191 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(AccessController.java:197)
[11/4/09 11:43:51:191 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at java.util.logging.LogManager.initializeGlobalHandlers(LogManager.java:906)
[11/4/09 11:43:51:191 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at java.util.logging.LogManager.access$900(LogManager.java:154)
[11/4/09 11:43:51:191 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at java.util.logging.LogManager$RootLogger.log(LogManager.java:1001)
[11/4/09 11:43:51:191 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at com.ibm.ejs.ras.Tr.logToJSR47Logger(Tr.java:1612)
[11/4/09 11:43:51:191 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at com.ibm.ejs.ras.Tr.fireEvent(Tr.java:1540)
[11/4/09 11:43:51:191 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at com.ibm.ejs.ras.Tr.fireMessageEvent(Tr.java:1472)
[11/4/09 11:43:51:191 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at com.ibm.ejs.ras.Tr.info(Tr.java:912)
[11/4/09 11:43:51:191 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at com.ibm.ejs.ras.ManagerAdmin.configureServerTrace(ManagerAdmin.java:386)
[11/4/09 11:43:51:191 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at com.ibm.ws.runtime.component.TraceImpl.initialize(TraceImpl.java:160)
[11/4/09 11:43:51:191 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at com.ibm.ws.runtime.component.ContainerImpl.initializeComponent(ContainerImpl.java:1338)
[11/4/09 11:43:51:191 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at com.ibm.ws.runtime.component.ContainerImpl.initializeComponents(ContainerImpl.java:1171)
[11/4/09 11:43:51:191 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at com.ibm.ws.runtime.component.ServerImpl.initialize(ServerImpl.java:356)
[11/4/09 11:43:51:191 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at com.ibm.ws.runtime.WsServerImpl.bootServerContainer(WsServerImpl.java:178)
[11/4/09 11:43:51:191 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at com.ibm.ws.runtime.WsServerImpl.start(WsServerImpl.java:140)
[11/4/09 11:43:51:191 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at com.ibm.ws.runtime.WsServerImpl.main(WsServerImpl.java:461)
[11/4/09 11:43:51:191 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at com.ibm.ws.runtime.WsServer.main(WsServer.java:59)
[11/4/09 11:43:51:191 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
[11/4/09 11:43:51:191 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:79)
[11/4/09 11:43:51:191 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43)
[11/4/09 11:43:51:191 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:618)
[11/4/09 11:43:51:191 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at com.ibm.wsspi.bootstrap.WSLauncher.launchMain(WSLauncher.java:183)
[11/4/09 11:43:51:191 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at com.ibm.wsspi.bootstrap.WSLauncher.main(WSLauncher.java:90)
[11/4/09 11:43:51:191 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at com.ibm.wsspi.bootstrap.WSLauncher.run(WSLauncher.java:72)
[11/4/09 11:43:51:191 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at org.eclipse.core.internal.runtime.PlatformActivator$1.run(PlatformActivator.java:78)
[11/4/09 11:43:51:206 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at org.eclipse.core.runtime.internal.adaptor.EclipseAppLauncher.runApplication(EclipseAppLauncher.java:92)
[11/4/09 11:43:51:206 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at org.eclipse.core.runtime.internal.adaptor.EclipseAppLauncher.start(EclipseAppLauncher.java:68)
[11/4/09 11:43:51:206 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at org.eclipse.core.runtime.adaptor.EclipseStarter.run(EclipseStarter.java:400)
[11/4/09 11:43:51:206 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at org.eclipse.core.runtime.adaptor.EclipseStarter.run(EclipseStarter.java:177)
[11/4/09 11:43:51:206 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
[11/4/09 11:43:51:206 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:79)
[11/4/09 11:43:51:206 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43)
[11/4/09 11:43:51:206 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:618)
[11/4/09 11:43:51:206 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at org.eclipse.core.launcher.Main.invokeFramework(Main.java:336)
[11/4/09 11:43:51:206 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at org.eclipse.core.launcher.Main.basicRun(Main.java:280)
[11/4/09 11:43:51:206 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at org.eclipse.core.launcher.Main.run(Main.java:977)
[11/4/09 11:43:51:206 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at com.ibm.wsspi.bootstrap.WSPreLauncher.launchEclipse(WSPreLauncher.java:336)
[11/4/09 11:43:51:206 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R at com.ibm.wsspi.bootstrap.WSPreLauncher.main(WSPreLauncher.java:91)
[11/4/09 11:43:53:988 CST] 0000000a SystemErr R Can't load log handler "java.util.logging.FileHandler"

Cause

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