EM12c Agent: Agent Crash "Killed process PID (java)" "Exit with signal 9" (Doc ID 1676236.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 26, 2017

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 12.1.0.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

EM12c Agent restarts every hour or some intervals.

From <AGENT_INST>/sysman/log/emagent.nohup

----- Thu May 15 11:55:00 2014::23600::Launching the JVM with CompressedOops -----
 ----- Thu May 15 11:55:00 2014::23600::Agent Launched with PID 23648 at time Thu May 15 11:55:00 2014 -----
----- Thu May 15 11:55:00 2014::23648::Time elapsed between Launch of Watchdog process and execing EMAgent is 4 secs
......
 ----- Thu May 15 12:07:35 2014::23600::Checking status of EMAgent : 23648 -----
 ----- Thu May 15 12:07:35 2014::23600::EMAgent exited at Thu May 15 12:07:35 2014 with signal 9 -----

From /var/log/messages

May 15 12:07:33 sick_node01 kernel: Out of memory: kill process 23600 (perl) score 3340858 or a child
May 15 12:07:33 sick_node01 kernel: Killed process 23648 (java)

 

Cause

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