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From "Brian" <>
Subject RE: Tomcat 6.0.29 using more and more RAM until it collapses?
Date Fri, 12 Nov 2010 05:54:49 GMT
Hi Pid,

I did it, but shows no results.
Anyway, it was nice to learn about Jconsole.

Now I wonder what is the tool I could use to inspect the objets inside my
app, and see which ones are using all the memory. 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Pid []
> Sent: Thursday, November 11, 2010 03:06 PM
> To: Tomcat Users List
> Subject: Re: Tomcat 6.0.29 using more and more RAM until it collapses?
> On 11/11/2010 18:54, Brian wrote:
> > I don't think my app is taking all this RAM, because when I restart
> > it, the RAM usage doesn't go down. It does only if I restart Tomcat
> > itself, instead of my app running there.
> Yes, this is a classic sign of a problem with the app.
> Reboot Tomcat, restart your app a couple of times (this bit is important).
> Connect to the Tomcat instance using JConsole, navigate the MBeans, to
> > Hosts > (your hostname), then select the Operations tab, under which
> see a button called "findReloadContextMemoryLeaks".
> Push the button.
> It will return a list of app names if Tomcat can detect ones with memory
> NB  No results doesn't necessarily mean your app isn't leaking.
> p

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