OBIEE 11g: Error: "java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: PermGen Space" when you Log in (Doc ID 1625903.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 25, 2017

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.7.0 and later
Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.7.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You have re-started OBIEE and now you see the following error is in BI cmd window:

java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: PermGen space

Also the java.exe binary now constantly uses 25% CPU and you cannot get to the log in page of either OBIEE or BI Publisher.

Cause

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