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From QM <>
Subject Re: session and connection timeouts
Date Tue, 06 Jul 2004 21:24:50 GMT
On Tue, Jul 06, 2004 at 03:32:15PM -0500, Stephen Charles Huey wrote:
: My main question is how Tomcat reacts if more and more sessions are
: opened such that the memory allocated to the JVM gets close to the
: max--does Tomcat crash/restart, or should it begin expiring the oldest
: sessions in order to recover memory (even though they might be younger
: than 20 minutes or whatever the timeout value is)?  

At this point you're talking less about Tomcat and more about Java in

If all objects in the heap are not GC'able, then the JVM will throw
an OutOfMemoryException.  Tomcat may recover from these and give the
user a 500 error.



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