Agent fails to start with error in file nohup.stderr located in the base directory of the agent: The socket name is already in use

Document ID : KB000017393
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Description:

When the agent is stopped while several jobs are still running, subsequent startup of the agent might fail with " The socket name is already in use"

It happens on Aix and Z/Linux

Solution:

Set the following in your agentparm.txt file: oscomponent.closefds=300

Then restart the Agent