APM v8 crash due to huge amount of core files for "/bin/firefox -foreground"
Albook 120000625S Visits (2031)
Recently I investigated about a severe APM outage, where the most meaningful symptom was a huge number of core files created into the APM home dir.
This process is launched by Synthetic Agent for its own processing.
All the cores are generated by the same process.
APM servers were installed on the same filesystem, and the space shortage caused troubles to APM server processes as well.
So all began with disk space shortage on /opt/IBM caused by the core dumps generated by Synthetic Agent.
To recover from this problem we had to:
For the moment, please proceed as follow:
1) Stop all the agents on this server (LZ and T5, SN is already stopped)
In this case, this last step did not result in new core files, but most of the time this type of core files
If Firefox is automatically updated/upgraded, it is possible that the version currently installed is no longer comp
Please consider that Version 45.0.1 is supported by 8.1.4 version , while from 8.1.4. IF01 we only support version ESR 52.x.
Hope it helps.
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