Essbase Server Not Starting, Error "Exception In Thread MSAD java.lang. OutOfMemoryError GC Overhead Limit Exceeded"

(Doc ID 1331979.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 16, 2016

Applies to:

Hyperion Essbase - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 27-Nov-2012***


When attempting to start the Essbase server the following error occurs:

"Exception in thread MSAD java.lang.OutOfMemoryError GC Overhead limit exceeded"
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. Start Essbase via the Windows services control panel using OPMN or using the startEssbase.bat/sh script.
2. The error above will appear.



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