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PI64222: TOO MANY OPEN FILES EXCEPTION ON PROPERTY FILE CAUSING UNINSTALLATION OF APPS DEPLOYED BY MONITORED DIRECTORY

Fixes are available

9.0.0.1: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 1
9.0.0.2: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 2
8.5.5.11: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 11
9.0.0.3: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 3
9.0.0.4: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 4
8.5.5.12: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 12
9.0.0.5: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 5
9.0.0.6: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 6
8.5.5.13: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 13
9.0.0.7: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 7
9.0.0.8: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 8
8.5.5.14: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 14
9.0.0.9: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 9
9.0.0.10: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 10
8.5.5.15: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 15
9.0.0.11: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 11
9.0.5.0: WebSphere Application Server traditional Version 9.0.5 Refresh Pack
9.0.5.1: WebSphere Application Server traditional Version 9.0.5 Fix Pack 1
9.0.5.2: WebSphere Application Server traditional Version 9.0.5 Fix Pack 2
8.5.5.17: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 17
9.0.5.3: WebSphere Application Server traditional Version 9.0.5 Fix Pack 3
9.0.5.4: WebSphere Application Server traditional Version 9.0.5 Fix Pack 4
9.0.5.5: WebSphere Application Server traditional Version 9.0.5 Fix Pack 5
WebSphere Application Server traditional 9.0.5.6
9.0.5.7: WebSphere Application Server traditional Version 9.0.5 Fix Pack 7
9.0.5.8: WebSphere Application Server traditional Version 9.0.5.8
8.5.5.20: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5.20
8.5.5.18: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 18
8.5.5.19: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 19
9.0.5.9: WebSphere Application Server traditional Version 9.0.5.9
9.0.5.10: WebSphere Application Server traditional Version 9.0.5.10

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • In Linux/Unix, applications deployed by property file of
    monitored directory deployment get uninstalled automatically.
    From SystemOut.log of dmgr, FileNotFoundException caused by too
    many open files on property file can be found:
    
    [4/18/16 15:26:42:095 EDT] 00000059 FileWalker    E
    CWLDD0112E:
    Exception caught while dispatching a file detection event for
    file
    Application1.prop. Exception: java.io.FileNotFoundException:
    /opt/IBM/WAS/profiles/Dmgr01/monitoredDeployableApps/deploymentP
    roperties/Application1.prop (Too many open files)
        at java.io.FileInputStream.open(Native Method)
        at java.io.FileInputStream.<init>(FileInputStream.java:137)
        at java.io.FileInputStream.<init>(FileInputStream.java:96)
        at java.io.FileReader.<init>(FileReader.java:52)
        at
    com.ibm.ws.management.dragdrop.PropertiesFileParser.parse(Proper
    tiesFile
    Parser.java:66)
       ...
    va:150)
        at
    com.ibm.ws.management.dragdrop.WatchService$Watcher.run(WatchSer
    vice.jav
    a:475)
    

Local fix

  • Increase the nummber of max open files, for example:
    ulimit -n 2048
    Please set approperiate value according to the operation system
    and make sure new value is taking effect.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server version 8.5.5 and 9.0                *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Applications deployed by property       *
    *                      file of monitored directory deployment  *
    *                      get uninstalled automatically.          *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:  Increase the nummber of max open files,     *
    *                  for example:                                *
    *                  ulimit -n 2048                              *
    ****************************************************************
    In Linux/Unix, applications deployed by property file of
    monitored directory deployment get uninstalled automatically.
    From SystemOut.log of dmgr, FileNotFoundException caused by too
    many open files on property file can be found:
    [4/18/16 15:26:42:095 EDT] 00000059 FileWalker    E
    CWLDD0112E:
    Exception caught while dispatching a file detection event for
    file
    Application1.prop. Exception: java.io.FileNotFoundException:
    /opt/IBM/WAS/profiles/Dmgr01/monitoredDeployableApps/deploymentP
    roperties/Application1.prop (Too many open files)
    at java.io.FileInputStream.open(Native Method)
    at java.io.FileInputStream.<init>(FileInputStream.java:137)
    at java.io.FileInputStream.<init>(FileInputStream.java:96)
    at java.io.FileReader.<init>(FileReader.java:52)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.management.dragdrop.PropertiesFileParser.parse(Proper
    tiesFile
    Parser.java:66)
    ...
    va:150)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.management.dragdrop.WatchService$Watcher.run(WatchSer
    vice.jav
    a:475)
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI64222

  • Reported component name

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Reported component ID

    5724H8800

  • Reported release

    850

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2016-06-15

  • Closed date

    2016-08-16

  • Last modified date

    2016-08-16

  • 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

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Fixed component ID

    5724H8800

Applicable component levels

  • R850 PSY

       UP

  • R900 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
06 December 2021