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PH36295: J2CMODULE PMI OBJECT MEMORY LEAK

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Memory leak in J2CModule pmi object memory leak
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server using datas source with PMI enabled  *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Memory leak may occur in the            *
    *                      J2CModule pmi code.                     *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    Some customers have detected a memory leak in the J2CModule
    using PMI.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The variable that contain pointed to pmi information is now
    set to null when the J2CModule is deregistered from PMI
    ensuring the gc will remove the objects being used from memory.
    
    The fix for this APAR is targeted for inclusion in fix pack
    9.0.5.9 and 8.5.5.20. For more information, see 'Recommended
    Updates for WebSphere Application Server':
    https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/715553
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PH36295

  • Reported component name

    WEBSPHERE APP S

  • Reported component ID

    5724J0800

  • Reported release

    850

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2021-04-14

  • Closed date

    2021-07-21

  • Last modified date

    2021-07-21

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    WEBSPHERE APP S

  • Fixed component ID

    5724J0800

Applicable component levels

[{"Line of Business":{"code":"LOB36","label":"IBM Automation"},"Business Unit":{"code":"BU053","label":"Cloud \u0026 Data Platform"},"Product":{"code":"SSEQTP","label":"WebSphere Application Server"},"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"850"}]

Document Information

Modified date:
22 July 2021