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DSFW: observing memory leak over 200 mb by xadsd

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Environment

Novell Open Enterprise Server 11 (OES11)
Domain Services for Windows
DSfW

Situation

xadsd memory leak
RES memory for xadsd shows it is raised from 12m to 210 m.
A memory leak of almost 200mb is reported for xadsd

  PID USER      PR  NI  VIRT  RES  SHR S   %CPU %MEM    TIME+  COMMAND          
22430 root      20   0  671m 210m 4404 S      8  2.8 191:07.80 xadsd

cat /proc/`pidof xadsd`/status | grep -i Threads
shows the number of threads are more than 8k and does not drop.

Resolution

Resolved in July 2013 Maintenance Patch

After applying the fix 
cat /proc/`pidof xadsd`/status | grep -i Threads
shows the number of threads are more than 8k when processing authentications and activity.  The threads clear when the processing is done.

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  • Document ID:7013058
  • Creation Date:15-AUG-13
  • Modified Date:15-AUG-13
    • NovellOpen Enterprise Server
    • SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Server
    • NetIQeDirectory

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