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Java throws HeapDumpOnOutOfMemoryError exceptions for the acquisition unit service in API-S

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Applies to

  • OnCommand API Service 2.2P1 in Linux (API-S)


  • Java throws HeapDumpOnOutOfMemoryError exceptions 
  • Large Heap dump files are created in /var/log/ocie with .hprof extension which fill up the filesystem

Example name of the file: java_pid9127.hprof

  • Executing command ps -aux | grep 9127 gives us the following output:

jboss     9127     1 99 Jun16 ?        203-01:22:05 java -Djna.tmpdir=/opt/netapp/data/tmp -D https.protocols=TLSv1,TLSv1.1,TLSv1.2 -Dlog4j.configurationFile=ocie-production.xml 
-Donaro.home=/opt/netapp/essentials -Dcodebase= https://localhost:8443 -Djava.library.path=/opt/netapp/essentials/au/bin -Dacq.home=/opt/netapp/essentials/au 
-Djava.rmi.server.hostname=localhost -Xmx2163m -Xms256m -XX:PermSize=64m -XX:MaxPermSize=256m -classpath /opt/netapp/essentials/au/conf:/opt/netapp/essentials/au/*:/opt/netapp/essentials/au/lib/*:/opt/netapp/essentials/au/lib/xml/xerces/*:
/opt/netapp/essentials/au/lib/xml/jdom/*:/opt/netapp/essentials/au/lib/jboss/client/*:/opt/netapp/essentials/au/lib/xml-3rd/*:/opt/netapp/essentials/au/lib/shared/* -Dno.trap=false -XX:+HeapDumpOnOutOfMemoryError -XX:HeapDumpPath=/var/log/ocie 
-XX:ErrorFile=/var/log/ocie/au_error_%p.log -DJDBC_DRIVER=org.mariadb.jdbc.Driver -verbose:gc -Xloggc:/var/log/ocie/gc_au.log -XX:+PrintGCDateStamps -XX:+PrintGCDetails 
-XX:+UseGCLogFileRotation -XX:NumberOfGCLogFiles=10 -XX:GCLogFileSize=5M -XX:+UseG1GC -XX:+UseStringDeduplication -XX:+PrintTenuringDistribution com.onaro.sanscreen.acquisition.framework.Main start

  • We see that the XMX value is 2163m​​​​​​ for the acquisition unit service.


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