"java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: GC Overhead Limit Exceeded" Error When Running BI Publisher Reports (Doc ID 1503149.1)

Last updated on JUNE 29, 2017

Applies to:

BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) - Version 11.1.1.6.0 to 11.1.1.6.2 [Release 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Servers crash frequently.  Users are submitting BI Publisher reports that are failing. In the bipublisher.log file the following error appears:

Caused by: java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException

at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:39)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:25)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:597)
at oracle.xdo.common.xml.XSLT10gR1.invokeParse(XSLT10gR1.java:755)
at oracle.xdo.common.xml.XSLT10gR1.transform(XSLT10gR1.java:310)
at oracle.xdo.common.xml.XSLTWrapper.transform(XSLTWrapper.java:187)
at oracle.xdo.template.fo.util.FOUtility.generateFO(FOUtility.java:1209)
... 54 more
Caused by: java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: GC overhead limit exceeded

 

Cause

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