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Logmon consuming large memory

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Article ID: 108012

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Products

DX Unified Infrastructure Management (Nimsoft / UIM) NIMSOFT PROBES

Issue/Introduction

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

Environment

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

Resolution

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:
https://youtu.be/Ra6j9IDfyho?t=172