Cloudera Navigator Frequently Crashes with "java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: PermGen space" (Doc ID 2094336.1)

Last updated on MAY 05, 2016

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.1.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Cloudera Navigator frequently crashes. In reviewing the Navigator Metaserver Logs you can see the following entry.

Fri Dec 18 13:45:04 CST 2015
JAVA_HOME=/usr/java/jdk1.7.0_72
Executing: /usr/java/jdk1.7.0_72/bin/java -server -XX:+UseConcMarkSweepGC -XX:-CMSConcurrentMTEnabled -XX:+UseParNewGC -Dmgmt.log.file=mgmt-cmf-mgmt-NAVIGATORMETASERVER-nshbda1udrodbda0104.unix.rgbk.com.log.out -Djava.awt.headless=true -Djava.net.preferIPv4Stack=true -Xms17179869184 -Xmx17179869184 -XX:OnOutOfMemoryError=/usr/lib64/cmf/service/common/killparent.sh -cp /usr/share/java/mysql-connector-java.jar:/usr/share/cmf/lib/postgresql-9.0-801.jdbc4.jar:/usr/share/java/oracle-connector-java.jar:/usr/share/cmf/cloudera-navigator-server/nav-server.jar:/usr/share/cmf/cloudera-navigator-server/jars/*:/usr/share/cmf/lib/plugins/tt-instrumentation-5.3.0.jar:/usr/share/cmf/lib/plugins/event-publish-5.3.0-shaded.jar -Dlog4j.configuration=file:///var/run/cloudera-scm-agent/process/13176-cloudera-mgmt-NAVIGATORMETASERVER/log4j.properties com.cloudera.nav.server.NavServer /var/run/cloudera-scm-agent/process/13176-cloudera-mgmt-NAVIGATORMETASERVER/cloudera-navigator.properties /var/run/cloudera-scm-agent/process/13176-cloudera-mgmt-NAVIGATORMETASERVER/cloudera-navigator-cm-auth.properties /var/run/cloudera-scm-agent/process/13176-cloudera-mgmt-NAVIGATORMETASERVER/db.navms.properties
#
# java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: PermGen space
# -XX:OnOutOfMemoryError="/usr/lib64/cmf/service/common/killparent.sh"
#   Executing /bin/sh -c "/usr/lib64/cmf/service/common/killparent.sh"...

 

Cause

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