E-PerfMon: Enabling Perfmon Causes High Memory Use for PSAPPSRV Processes

(Doc ID 660947.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 02, 2015

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Customers notice high memory usage by each PSAPPSRV process after enabling PPM (In the PSTOOLS section of your psappsrv.cfg file you will see EnablePPM Agent=1). Before enabling performance monitoring the memory usage by each PSAPPSRV process is around 120 MB - 300 MB. After enabling performance monitor, the memory usage by each PSAPPSRV spikes up to 1.5 GB.

Cause

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