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EM12c Agent: JVM Argument To Stop / Control Generating Heapdump 'hprof' File. (Doc ID 1640281.1)

Last updated on JUNE 20, 2023

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Agent is restarting due to outof memory.

java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: Java heap space
at java.util.Arrays.copyOf(


Agent executepropertycomputation grows memory usage without bound. (<bug  18043257>)


There could be other JVM memory leaks.

In the either of above case Agent-JVM  would create large heapdump (.hprof) file(s).

-rw-------+  1 <user> <group> 1.5G Feb 13 22:13 heapDump_1.hprof
-rw-------+  1 <user> <group> 1.5G Feb 18 23:53 heapDump_2.hprof
-rw-------+  1 <user> <group> 1.5G Feb 23 09:12 heapDump_3.hprof

This document explains about What are the available parameters to stop/control generating hprof file(s)?



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