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Oracle HTTP Server 12.2.1.3 Child Processes are seen Consuming Large Amounts of Memory (Doc ID 2495465.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 23, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle HTTP Server - Version 12.2.1.3.0 to 12.2.1.3.0 [Release 12c]
Oracle Security Service - Version 12.2.1.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When using Oracle HTTP Server(OHS) 12.2.1.3, 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:

Changes

 

Cause

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