Solaris Cluster HA-Oracle Fault Monitor Dumps Core With "Aborting fault monitor child process" or "probe response time exceeded timeout" (Doc ID 1381317.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 30, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Cluster - Version 3.2U3 12/09 to OSC 4.3 [Release 3.2 to 4.3]
Solaris Cluster Geographic Edition - Version 3.2U3 12/09 to OSC 4.3 [Release 3.2 to 4.3]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (32-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86 (32-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

There is a failure scenario where HA-Oracle (SUNW.oracle_server) fault monitor seems to hang, times out and is aborted by parent faultmonitor process and started again. The aborted monitor dumps application core with similar error:

 The article applies to Solaris Cluster 3.x and 4.x.

Cause

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