Logmon consuming large memory

Document ID : KB000108012
Last Modified Date : 26/07/2018
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Issue:
Over time, the memory usage of the logmon probe continues to grow
Environment:
UIM 8.5.1
logmon 3.92
Resolution:
Check to see if any of the following apply with any of your logmon profiles:   
  • Checking for strings that do not exist.
  • Matches per minute or over time (the more frequent, the more resource intensive).
  • Working with a very large number of files?
  • Monitoring very large files ( > 2 GB)?
Also, ensure the "loglevel" is set to "0".
 
Additional Information:
Things logmon is not a good solution for:
https://youtu.be/Ra6j9IDfyho?t=172