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Status Not under consideration
Workspace DataStage
Created by Guest
Created on Aug 2, 2016

Installer to identify active DataStage processes

While installing patch on DataStage it took 5hrs to complete the installation .
After debugging it is found out that there are active processes hung the patch installation .
As part of patch installation we set maintenance mode ON .

During installing DSEngine/Services will be restarted which should kill all active process or any open DataStage session . Somehow this process was cleaned up correctly .

"WSVR0606W: Thread "ORB.thread.pool : 4" (00006e03) was previously reported to be hung but has completed. It was active for approximately 1107705 milliseconds. There is/are 0 thread(s) in total in the server that still may be hung."



It will be good to have installer inform user all the active processes which could hung the install process .so that user can kill / clear those active process or installer clear active processes before start installing the patch since it is ran as super user.