1 Reply Latest reply on Aug 29, 2007 11:15 AM by Santosh Korde

    Issue for java.io.EOFException: /dev/[u]random closed

    Santosh Korde Newbie

      Here is the issue I had
      Issue for java.io.EOFException: /dev/random closed
      java version "1.5.0_01"
      Java(TM) 2 Runtime Environment, Standard Edition (build 1.5.0_01-b08)
      Java HotSpot(TM) Server VM (build 1.5.0_01-b08, mixed mode)

      ADDITIONAL OS VERSION INFORMATION :
      SunOS housuntrwl2 5.8 Generic_117350-46 sun4u sparc SUNW,Ultra-80

      A DESCRIPTION OF THE PROBLEM :
      When we were writing interface for integration we have encouterted following problem. Custom application was offering web service for the accessing the application data. We wrote the interface and it was working fine in Windows environment which was development environment. We then ported application for Dev which was solaris and we did the load testing and it was fine there too. When we moved this code to production. After each 15-20 days we saw we are getting the exception as

      2007-06-05 13:58:05,041 ERROR [com.dynegy.eai.cp2contract.ECMOperations] Exception running CMSClient: updateCounterPartyjava.security.ProviderException: nextBytes() failed
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,051 INFO [STDOUT] AxisFault
      faultCode: {http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/}Server.userException
      faultSubcode:
      faultString: java.security.ProviderException: nextBytes() failed
      faultActor:
      faultNode:
      faultDetail:
      {http://xml.apache.org/axis/}stackTrace:java.security.ProviderException: nextBytes() failed
      at sun.security.provider.NativePRNG$RandomIO.implNextBytes(NativePRNG.java:261)
      at sun.security.provider.NativePRNG$RandomIO.access$200(NativePRNG.java:108)
      at sun.security.provider.NativePRNG.engineNextBytes(NativePRNG.java:97)
      at java.security.SecureRandom.nextBytes(SecureRandom.java:413)
      at org.apache.axis.utils.SessionUtils.generateSessionId(SessionUtils.java:62)
      at org.apache.axis.SOAPPart.(SOAPPart.java:163)
      at org.apache.axis.Message.setup(Message.java:377)
      at org.apache.axis.Message.(Message.java:246)
      at org.apache.axis.SimpleChain.doVisiting(SimpleChain.java:130)
      at org.apache.axis.SimpleChain.invoke(SimpleChain.java:83)
      at org.apache.axis.client.AxisClient.invokeTransport(AxisClient.java:150)
      at org.apache.axis.client.AxisClient.invoke(AxisClient.java:289)
      at org.apache.axis.client.Call.invokeEngine(Call.java:2838)
      at org.apache.axis.client.Call.invoke(Call.java:2824)
      at org.apache.axis.client.Call.invoke(Call.java:2501)
      at org.apache.axis.client.Call.invoke(Call.java:2424)
      at org.apache.axis.client.Call.invoke(Call.java:1835)
      at com.dynegy.eai.cp2contract.ecm.ECMServiceSoapSoapBindingStub.invokeEvent(ECMServiceSoapSoapBindingStub.java:578)
      at com.dynegy.eai.cp2contract.ecm.ECMClient.updateBO(ECMClient.java:41)
      at com.dynegy.eai.cp2contract.ECMOperations.updateCounterParty(ECMOperations.java:132)
      at com.dynegy.eai.cp2contract.facade.CPContractFacade.updateCounterParty(CPContractFacade.java:89)
      at com.dynegy.eai.cp2contract.facade.CPContractFacade.processCounterParty(CPContractFacade.java:49)
      at com.dynegy.eai.cp2contract.CPSink.process(CPSink.java:42)
      at com.dynegy.eai.common.adbsubscriber.controller.ContractSubscriberControllerImpl.process(ContractSubscriberControllerImpl.java:50)
      at sun.reflect.GeneratedMethodAccessor76.invoke(Unknown Source)
      at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:25)
      at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:585)
      at org.springframework.util.MethodInvoker.invoke(MethodInvoker.java:222)
      at org.springframework.scheduling.quartz.MethodInvokingJobDetailFactoryBean$MethodInvokingJob.executeInternal(MethodInvokingJobDetailFactoryBean.java:165)
      at org.springframework.scheduling.quartz.QuartzJobBean.execute(QuartzJobBean.java:66)
      at org.quartz.core.JobRunShell.run(JobRunShell.java:191)
      at org.quartz.simpl.SimpleThreadPool$WorkerThread.run(SimpleThreadPool.java:516)
      Caused by: java.io.EOFException: /dev/random closed?
      at sun.security.provider.NativePRNG$RandomIO.readFully(NativePRNG.java:191)
      at sun.security.provider.NativePRNG$RandomIO.ensureBufferValid(NativePRNG.java:238)
      at sun.security.provider.NativePRNG$RandomIO.implNextBytes(NativePRNG.java:252)
      ... 31 more

      {http://xml.apache.org/axis/}hostname:cr1sunprwl2
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,051 INFO [STDOUT] java.security.ProviderException: nextBytes() failed
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,052 INFO [STDOUT] at org.apache.axis.AxisFault.makeFault(AxisFault.java:104)
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,053 INFO [STDOUT] at org.apache.axis.client.AxisClient.invoke(AxisClient.java:308)
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,053 INFO [STDOUT] at org.apache.axis.client.Call.invokeEngine(Call.java:2838)
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,053 INFO [STDOUT] at org.apache.axis.client.Call.invoke(Call.java:2824)
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,053 INFO [STDOUT] at org.apache.axis.client.Call.invoke(Call.java:2501)
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,054 INFO [STDOUT] at org.apache.axis.client.Call.invoke(Call.java:2424)
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,054 INFO [STDOUT] at org.apache.axis.client.Call.invoke(Call.java:1835)
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,054 INFO [STDOUT] at com.dynegy.eai.cp2contract.ecm.ECMServiceSoapSoapBindingStub.invokeEvent(ECMServiceSoapSoapBindingStub.java:578)
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,055 INFO [STDOUT] at com.dynegy.eai.cp2contract.ecm.ECMClient.updateBO(ECMClient.java:41)
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,055 INFO [STDOUT] at com.dynegy.eai.cp2contract.ECMOperations.updateCounterParty(ECMOperations.java:132)
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,055 INFO [STDOUT] at com.dynegy.eai.cp2contract.facade.CPContractFacade.updateCounterParty(CPContractFacade.java:89)
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,055 INFO [STDOUT] at com.dynegy.eai.cp2contract.facade.CPContractFacade.processCounterParty(CPContractFacade.java:49)
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,056 INFO [STDOUT] at com.dynegy.eai.cp2contract.CPSink.process(CPSink.java:42)
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,056 INFO [STDOUT] at com.dynegy.eai.common.adbsubscriber.controller.ContractSubscriberControllerImpl.process(ContractSubscriberControllerImpl.java:50)
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,056 INFO [STDOUT] at sun.reflect.GeneratedMethodAccessor76.invoke(Unknown Source)
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,057 INFO [STDOUT] at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:25)
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,057 INFO [STDOUT] at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:585)
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,057 INFO [STDOUT] at org.springframework.util.MethodInvoker.invoke(MethodInvoker.java:222)
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,057 INFO [STDOUT] at org.springframework.scheduling.quartz.MethodInvokingJobDetailFactoryBean$MethodInvokingJob.executeInternal(MethodInvokingJobDetailFactoryBean.java:165)
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,058 INFO [STDOUT] at org.springframework.scheduling.quartz.QuartzJobBean.execute(QuartzJobBean.java:66)
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,058 INFO [STDOUT] at org.quartz.core.JobRunShell.run(JobRunShell.java:191)
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,058 INFO [STDOUT] at org.quartz.simpl.SimpleThreadPool$WorkerThread.run(SimpleThreadPool.java:516)
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,059 INFO [STDOUT] Caused by: java.security.ProviderException: nextBytes() failed
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,059 INFO [STDOUT] at sun.security.provider.NativePRNG$RandomIO.implNextBytes(NativePRNG.java:261)
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,059 INFO [STDOUT] at sun.security.provider.NativePRNG$RandomIO.access$200(NativePRNG.java:108)
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,060 INFO [STDOUT] at sun.security.provider.NativePRNG.engineNextBytes(NativePRNG.java:97)
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,060 INFO [STDOUT] at java.security.SecureRandom.nextBytes(SecureRandom.java:413)
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,060 INFO [STDOUT] at org.apache.axis.utils.SessionUtils.generateSessionId(SessionUtils.java:62)
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,060 INFO [STDOUT] at org.apache.axis.SOAPPart.(SOAPPart.java:163)
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,061 INFO [STDOUT] at org.apache.axis.Message.setup(Message.java:377)
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,061 INFO [STDOUT] at org.apache.axis.Message.(Message.java:246)
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,062 INFO [STDOUT] at org.apache.axis.SimpleChain.doVisiting(SimpleChain.java:130)
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,062 INFO [STDOUT] at org.apache.axis.SimpleChain.invoke(SimpleChain.java:83)
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,062 INFO [STDOUT] at org.apache.axis.client.AxisClient.invokeTransport(AxisClient.java:150)
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,062 INFO [STDOUT] at org.apache.axis.client.AxisClient.invoke(AxisClient.java:289)
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,063 INFO [STDOUT] ... 20 more
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,063 INFO [STDOUT] Caused by: java.io.EOFException: /dev/random closed?
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,063 INFO [STDOUT] at sun.security.provider.NativePRNG$RandomIO.readFully(NativePRNG.java:191)
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,064 INFO [STDOUT] at sun.security.provider.NativePRNG$RandomIO.ensureBufferValid(NativePRNG.java:238)
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,064 INFO [STDOUT] at sun.security.provider.NativePRNG$RandomIO.implNextBytes(NativePRNG.java:252)
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,064 INFO [STDOUT] ... 31 more
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,064 ERROR [com.dynegy.eai.cp2contract.CPSink] Exception occurred in the CPSink Class
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,077 ERROR [com.dynegy.eai.cp2contract.CPSink]
      Error Message: ; nested exception is:
      java.security.ProviderException: nextBytes() failed
      Error Stack Trace : AxisFault
      faultCode: {http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/}Server.userException
      faultSubcode:
      faultString: java.security.ProviderException: nextBytes() failed
      faultActor:
      faultNode:
      faultDetail:
      {http://xml.apache.org/axis/}stackTrace:java.security.ProviderException: nextBytes() failed
      at sun.security.provider.NativePRNG$RandomIO.implNextBytes(NativePRNG.java:261)
      at sun.security.provider.NativePRNG$RandomIO.access$200(NativePRNG.java:108)
      at sun.security.provider.NativePRNG.engineNextBytes(NativePRNG.java:97)
      at java.security.SecureRandom.nextBytes(SecureRandom.java:413)
      at org.apache.axis.utils.SessionUtils.generateSessionId(SessionUtils.java:62)
      at org.apache.axis.SOAPPart.(SOAPPart.java:163)
      at org.apache.axis.Message.setup(Message.java:377)
      at org.apache.axis.Message.(Message.java:246)
      at org.apache.axis.SimpleChain.doVisiting(SimpleChain.java:130)
      at org.apache.axis.SimpleChain.invoke(SimpleChain.java:83)
      at org.apache.axis.client.AxisClient.invokeTransport(AxisClient.java:150)
      at org.apache.axis.client.AxisClient.invoke(AxisClient.java:289)
      at org.apache.axis.client.Call.invokeEngine(Call.java:2838)
      at org.apache.axis.client.Call.invoke(Call.java:2824)
      at org.apache.axis.client.Call.invoke(Call.java:2501)
      at org.apache.axis.client.Call.invoke(Call.java:2424)
      at org.apache.axis.client.Call.invoke(Call.java:1835)
      at com.dynegy.eai.cp2contract.ecm.ECMServiceSoapSoapBindingStub.invokeEvent(ECMServiceSoapSoapBindingStub.java:578)
      at com.dynegy.eai.cp2contract.ecm.ECMClient.updateBO(ECMClient.java:41)
      at com.dynegy.eai.cp2contract.ECMOperations.updateCounterParty(ECMOperations.java:132)
      at com.dynegy.eai.cp2contract.facade.CPContractFacade.updateCounterParty(CPContractFacade.java:89)
      at com.dynegy.eai.cp2contract.facade.CPContractFacade.processCounterParty(CPContractFacade.java:49)
      at com.dynegy.eai.cp2contract.CPSink.process(CPSink.java:42)
      at com.dynegy.eai.common.adbsubscriber.controller.ContractSubscriberControllerImpl.process(ContractSubscriberControllerImpl.java:50)
      at sun.reflect.GeneratedMethodAccessor76.invoke(Unknown Source)
      at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:25)
      at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:585)
      at org.springframework.util.MethodInvoker.invoke(MethodInvoker.java:222)
      at org.springframework.scheduling.quartz.MethodInvokingJobDetailFactoryBean$MethodInvokingJob.executeInternal(MethodInvokingJobDetailFactoryBean.java:165)
      at org.springframework.scheduling.quartz.QuartzJobBean.execute(QuartzJobBean.java:66)
      at org.quartz.core.JobRunShell.run(JobRunShell.java:191)
      at org.quartz.simpl.SimpleThreadPool$WorkerThread.run(SimpleThreadPool.java:516)
      Caused by: java.io.EOFException: /dev/random closed?
      at sun.security.provider.NativePRNG$RandomIO.readFully(NativePRNG.java:191)
      at sun.security.provider.NativePRNG$RandomIO.ensureBufferValid(NativePRNG.java:238)
      at sun.security.provider.NativePRNG$RandomIO.implNextBytes(NativePRNG.java:252)
      ... 31 more

      {http://xml.apache.org/axis/}hostname:cr1sunprwl2

      java.security.ProviderException: nextBytes() failed
      at org.apache.axis.AxisFault.makeFault(AxisFault.java:104)
      at org.apache.axis.client.AxisClient.invoke(AxisClient.java:308)
      at org.apache.axis.client.Call.invokeEngine(Call.java:2838)
      at org.apache.axis.client.Call.invoke(Call.java:2824)
      at org.apache.axis.client.Call.invoke(Call.java:2501)
      at org.apache.axis.client.Call.invoke(Call.java:2424)
      at org.apache.axis.client.Call.invoke(Call.java:1835)
      at com.dynegy.eai.cp2contract.ecm.ECMServiceSoapSoapBindingStub.invokeEvent(ECMServiceSoapSoapBindingStub.java:578)
      at com.dynegy.eai.cp2contract.ecm.ECMClient.updateBO(ECMClient.java:41)
      at com.dynegy.eai.cp2contract.ECMOperations.updateCounterParty(ECMOperations.java:132)
      at com.dynegy.eai.cp2contract.facade.CPContractFacade.updateCounterParty(CPContractFacade.java:89)
      at com.dynegy.eai.cp2contract.facade.CPContractFacade.processCounterParty(CPContractFacade.java:49)
      at com.dynegy.eai.cp2contract.CPSink.process(CPSink.java:42)
      at com.dynegy.eai.common.adbsubscriber.controller.ContractSubscriberControllerImpl.process(ContractSubscriberControllerImpl.java:50)
      at sun.reflect.GeneratedMethodAccessor76.invoke(Unknown Source)
      at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:25)
      at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:585)
      at org.springframework.util.MethodInvoker.invoke(MethodInvoker.java:222)
      at org.springframework.scheduling.quartz.MethodInvokingJobDetailFactoryBean$MethodInvokingJob.executeInternal(MethodInvokingJobDetailFactoryBean.java:165)
      at org.springframework.scheduling.quartz.QuartzJobBean.execute(QuartzJobBean.java:66)
      at org.quartz.core.JobRunShell.run(JobRunShell.java:191)
      at org.quartz.simpl.SimpleThreadPool$WorkerThread.run(SimpleThreadPool.java:516)
      Caused by: java.security.ProviderException: nextBytes() failed
      at sun.security.provider.NativePRNG$RandomIO.implNextBytes(NativePRNG.java:261)
      at sun.security.provider.NativePRNG$RandomIO.access$200(NativePRNG.java:108)
      at sun.security.provider.NativePRNG.engineNextBytes(NativePRNG.java:97)
      at java.security.SecureRandom.nextBytes(SecureRandom.java:413)
      at org.apache.axis.utils.SessionUtils.generateSessionId(SessionUtils.java:62)
      at org.apache.axis.SOAPPart.(SOAPPart.java:163)
      at org.apache.axis.Message.setup(Message.java:377)
      at org.apache.axis.Message.(Message.java:246)
      at org.apache.axis.SimpleChain.doVisiting(SimpleChain.java:130)
      at org.apache.axis.SimpleChain.invoke(SimpleChain.java:83)
      at org.apache.axis.client.AxisClient.invokeTransport(AxisClient.java:150)
      at org.apache.axis.client.AxisClient.invoke(AxisClient.java:289)
      ... 20 more
      Caused by: java.io.EOFException: /dev/random closed?
      at sun.security.provider.NativePRNG$RandomIO.readFully(NativePRNG.java:191)
      at sun.security.provider.NativePRNG$RandomIO.ensureBufferValid(NativePRNG.java:238)
      at sun.security.provider.NativePRNG$RandomIO.implNextBytes(NativePRNG.java:252)
      ... 31 more

      2007-06-05 13:58:05,079 ERROR [com.dynegy.eai.cp2contract.CPSink] ; nested exception is:
      java.security.ProviderException: nextBytes() failed
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,080 ERROR [com.dynegy.eai.common.adbsubscriber.controller.ContractSubscriberControllerImpl] Error processing data for Interface: CP->RCM
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,123 INFO [com.dynegy.eai.common.adbsubscriber.controller.ContractSubscriberControllerImpl] Finished processing CP data for all rows..
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,124 INFO [com.dynegy.eai.common.adbsubscriber.controller.ContractSubscriberControllerImpl] CP->RCM Interface waiting for timer poll
      2007-06-05 13:58:05,131 INFO [com.dynegy.eai.common.adbsubscriber.controller.ContractSubscriberControllerImpl] CounterParty > Contract processing interface: CP->RCM




      Then we restarted the application, and it solved the issue. It was working fine.

      STEPS TO FOLLOW TO REPRODUCE THE PROBLEM :
      Call the custom web service for login and it will fail for reproducing the random acceess number after sometime.

      EXPECTED -
      It should generate the unlimited random number for authentication, the way it works on Windows

      REPRODUCIBILITY :
      This bug can be reproduced occasionally.