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Logmon consuming large memory


Article ID: 108012


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DX Unified Infrastructure Management (Nimsoft / UIM) NIMSOFT PROBES


Over time, the memory usage of the logmon probe continues to grow


UIM 8.5.1, 9.x, 20.x
logmon probe (any release)


Check to see if any of the following apply with any of your logmon probe profiles:   

  • Checking for strings that do not exist.
  • Matches per minute or over time (the more frequent, the more resource intensive).
  • Working with a very large number of files?
  • Monitoring very large files ( > 2 GB)?

Also, ensure the "loglevel" is set to "0".

Additional Information

Things logmon probe is not a good solution for: