Memory Leak in java.util.HashMap$Entry[] and sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader (Doc ID 1997902.1)

Last updated on MARCH 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 10.3.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After migrating Web Service application from WLS 10.3.2 to 12.1.2, the JVM is running out of memory. WLS instances were originally configured with 1GB of heap but have since been increased to 2GB.  Servers still run out of memory after approximately 3 hours.  Heap dumps show single object that is labeled most likely leak suspect is:  

 
Keywords
com.sun.jmx.mbeanserver.JmxMBeanServer
java.util.HashMap$Entry[]
sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader @ 0xc0020588

Cause

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