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OOM Exception error



Out Of Memory Error: Native Memory being logged frequently while performing an activity in the Development Environment. 

Error Messages

system will eventually throw exceptions java.lang.OutOfMemoryError native memory exhausted typically at java.lang.ClassLoader

Caused by:
native memory exhausted
(Native Method)

Steps to Reproduce

Not Applicable 

Root Cause

The root cause of this problem is in a third-party defect as documented under IBM Websphere AS support doc -


This issue is resolved by making the following change to the PRPC operating environment: Setting JVM Argument “-Xgc:preferredHeapBase=0x100000000”



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Published December 11, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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