Solaris Cluster 4.3 HA WebSphere MQ Reach Timeout and Goes into "Start failed" when More Than 4 WebSphere MQ Resources Started

(Doc ID 2104441.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 27, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Cluster - Version OSC 4.3 to OSC 4.3 [Release 4.3]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

In this scenario Solaris Cluster 4.3 is running Cluster Data Service for IBM WebSphere MQ.

After installing and configuring 8 HA WebSphere resources only 4 WebSphere resources are able to start.
Outside the cluster all 8 WebSphere queue managers are able to start.
When trying to start more than 4 WebSphere resources the fifth resource is reaching start timeout and going into "Start failed" state.
This occures not to the specific resource . It is for any WebSphere resource after 4th resource.

In /var/adm/messages this looks like this:

 

Cause

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