Oracle iPlanet Web Server Reports: "java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: unable to create new native thread" (Doc ID 1002276.1)

Last updated on APRIL 06, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle iPlanet Web Server - Version 6.0 to 6.1 [Release 6.0 to 6.1]
Oracle iPlanet Web Server - Version 7.0 to 7.0 [Release 7.0]
All Platforms
***Checked for relevance on 6-Aug-2014***

Goal

JVM (Java Virtual Machine) out of memory situations often extend themselves beyond the much simpler scope of java heap exhaustion. It is important to be able to recognize the difference between the deficiencies of memory caused by lack of general heap space and those which are caused by the exhaustion of native memory stack seen at the thread level.

Solution

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