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java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: unable to create new native thread

SA-26919

Summary



Server crashes Reason Code Advisor (RCA) in Pega 7.1.8.


Error Messages




19:41:03,599 STDERR [stderr] (aThread) java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: unable to create new native thread
19:41:03,599 STDERR [stderr] (aThread) at java.lang.Thread.start0(Native Method)
19:41:03,600 STDERR [stderr] (aThread) at java.lang.Thread.start(Thread.java:714)
 


Steps to Reproduce



Not applicable


Root Cause


Operating system not able to generate native thread for JVM.


Resolution



Increase number of max user processes (ulimit -u).  

Refer to 
http://javaeesupportpatterns.blogspot.com/2012/09/outofmemoryerror-unable-to-create-new.html

 

Published August 24, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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