Error: Cannot start ArcSDE, check for zombie process
When trying to start the ArcSDE service with sdemon -o start, it fails with the following error:
"Cannot start ArcSDE, Check for zombie process."
This is a known issue.
- To address this issue, first verify that the settings in the host file and/or ipconfig file (if it exists) are correct.
Run $HOSTNAME, then ping that response, or telnet $HOSTNAME 5151 to verify that the network is properly configured.
- Edit the IPNODE system file by adding 'IPADDRESS MACHINENAME loghost'.
Use the -s option with the IP address, fully qualified domain name, or machinename.
sdemon -o start -s servername
editing the IPNODE system file and adding the 'IPADDRESS MACHINENAME loghost'.
Last Published: 5/5/2016
Article ID: 000010694
Software: ArcSDE 9.2