Recommended ulimit settings for unix agent (AIX)

Document ID : KB000089497
Last Modified Date : 14/04/2018
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Issue:
Recommended ulimit settings for unix agent (AIX)
Resolution:

Symptoms

The agent brokes with the following error message:

"Dump Event "systhrow" (00040000) Detail "java/lang/OutOfMemoryError" "native memory exhausted" received


Resolution

Use thefollowing settings for AIX agents:

 Data, memory, nofiles and stack shouldset to unlimited.

 ulimit -d unlimited

 ulimit -m unlimited

 ulimit -n unlimited

 ulimit -s unlimited

 

IBMrecommends also these settings for all java applications.

 http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/pseries/v5r3/index.jsp?topic=/com.ibm.aix.prftungd/doc/prftungd/java_tuning_aix.htm