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Oracle HTTP Server Child Processes are seen Consuming Large Amounts of Memory (Doc ID 2495465.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 06, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle HTTP Server - Version to [Release 12c]
Oracle Security Service - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When using Oracle HTTP Server(OHS), it is seen to be consuming a lot of memory increasing over time. The expected behavior is simply that OHS should not be consuming so much memory.
To confirm memory usage, use a tool such as pmap to see memory allocation to an OHS child process. Run over a series of time(hours/days) to see the growth. The following is simply an example of large memory sizes:




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