From: Br on
On Mar 6, 12:40 am, John von Colditz <johnv...(a)> wrote:
> Strange issue with lock files. Database is split front end with
> multiple back ends. When users log out of the database, the following
> situation occurs.
> User(s) log out
> If One User In Database Then
>     Lock File Gone in < 1 Sec
> Else
>     Lock File Persists Up to 30 Minutes!
> Endif
> This morning a lock file did persist for > 30 minutes, and no one could
> start the database during that period of time.
> Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!
> John

I think we need more info on the environment.
eg. How many backends? Where are they located? Where is the front-end