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PI49140: Health manager dumps many files into member server's /tmp direct ory

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Files such as the following are filling space in the /tmp
    directory on Unix-like systems.
    
    healthcenterThreadsSource15037685724534983777.tmp
    healthcenterJLASource17989203960253563383.tmp
    healthcenterMemoryCountersSource12602999974941615096.tmp
    healthcenterTRACESubscriberSource12062840425746416595.tmp
    
    When tmp space fills up on AIX, it can cause issues.
    
    It also generates a bunch of files named like
    jmx3550039007781933218copy
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server Liberty Profile - Perf Monitoring    *
    *                  Tools                                       *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Health manager creates temporary files  *
    *                      that do not get cleaned up in member    *
    *                      server's /tmp directory                 *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    Health manager features internally uses health center agent to
    retrieve JVM monitoring and diagnostic information. Health
    center creates temporary files when enabled, these files tend to
    fill up the /tmp directory on Unix-like systems. Full /tmp
    directory can cause issues.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI49140

  • Reported component name

    WAS LIBERTY COR

  • Reported component ID

    5725L2900

  • Reported release

    855

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2015-09-22

  • Closed date

    2015-10-08

  • Last modified date

    2015-10-08

  • 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

    WAS LIBERTY COR

  • Fixed component ID

    5725L2900

Applicable component levels

  • R855 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
17 October 2021