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PI18805: FILE DESCRIPTOR LEAKS ON BPM.LOCK FILES

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • You receive the following error messages in the logs:
    
    
    java.io.IOException: EDC5124I Too many open files.
    
    Depending on what IBM BPM was trying to do at the time, various
    other error messages might occur, related to files not being
    able to open due to too many open files in the JVM.
    
    PRODUCTS AFFECTED:
    IBM Business Process Manager (BPM) Advanced
    IBM BPM Standard
    IBM BPM Express
    

Local fix

  • Monitor number of files descriptors for bpm.lock file - when
    number gets close to limit value, restart server.
    

Problem summary

  • File handle is not closed out appropriately on some cluster
    members, resulting in an "EDC5124I Too many open files" error
    message.
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix for IBM BPM V8.0.1.2 is available that fixes the error by
    properly closing out the file handle when appropriate.
    
    On Fix Central (http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral), search
    for PI18805:
    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 PI18805, 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

    PI18805

  • Reported component name

    BPM ADV FOR Z/O

  • Reported component ID

    5655Y0200

  • Reported release

    801

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2014-05-27

  • Closed date

    2014-07-18

  • Last modified date

    2014-07-18

  • 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 ADV FOR Z/O

  • Fixed component ID

    5655Y0200

Applicable component levels

  • R801 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
18 July 2014