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JR51223: FILE DESCRIPTOR LEAKS ON BPM.LOCK FILE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When you use IBM Business Process Manager (BPM), you might
    receive the following error messages in the log files:
    
    
    java.net.SocketException: Too many open files
    
    java.io.IOException: Signals that an I/O exception of some sort
    has occurred.  Reason:  Too many open files
    
    Java? virtual machine (JVM) is trying to get a handle on the
    ?IBM/BPM/profiles/<profileName>/searchIndex/artifact/<clusterNam
    e>\bpm.lock file.
    
    Depending on what IBM BPM was trying to do at the time, various
    other error messages might occur that are related to too many
    files being open in the JVM.
    
    PRODUCTS AFFECTED:
    IBM Business Process Manager (BPM) Advanced
    IBM BPM Standard
    IBM BPM Express
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • File descriptor leaks on the bpm.lock file causes an error about
     there being too many files open.
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix is available for IBM BPM V8.5.0.1 and V8.5.5.0 that
    ensures only one cluster member has write access to the index
    directory at a time.
    
    On Fix Central (http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral), search
    for JR51223:
    
    1. Select IBM Business Process Manager with your edition from
    the product selector, the installed version to the fix pack
    level, and your platform, and then click Continue.
    2. Select APAR or SPR, enter JR51223, and click Continue.
    
    When you download fix packages, ensure that you also download
    the readme file for each fix. Review each readme file for
    additional installation instructions and information about the
    fix.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    JR51223

  • Reported component name

    BPM ADVANCED

  • Reported component ID

    5725C9400

  • Reported release

    850

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2014-09-09

  • Closed date

    2014-10-08

  • Last modified date

    2014-10-08

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    BPM ADVANCED

  • Fixed component ID

    5725C9400

Applicable component levels

  • R850 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
08 October 2014