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Swap Consumed by Oracle Traffic Director Process (Doc ID 2903530.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 23, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Traffic Director - Version 11.1.1.9.0 to 11.1.1.9.0 [Release 11gR1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Seeing the linear growth in swap usage on OTD running VM that is consumed by one of the OTD processes (about ~ 85%).

cat /proc/meminfo
MemTotal: 8190888 kB
MemFree: 757044 kB
Buffers: 1608 kB
Cached: 50808 kB
SwapCached: 322484 kB
Active: 4827752 kB
Inactive: 1023700 kB
Active(anon): 4801360 kB
Inactive(anon): 997564 kB
Active(file): 26392 kB
Inactive(file): 26136 kB
Unevictable: 0 kB
Mlocked: 0 kB
SwapTotal: 2617336 kB
SwapFree: 18100 kB

for file in /proc/*/status ; do awk '/VmSwap|Name/{printf $2 " " $3}END{ print ""}' $file; done | sort -k 2 -n -r | less
trafficd 2207256 kB (--> about 2G is consumed by OTD trafficd process)

 

Cause

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