WA Agent 11.5 reserves huge pages on Linux

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Article ID: 186895

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Products

CA Workload Automation AE - Business Agents (AutoSys) CA Workload Automation AE - System Agent (AutoSys) CA Workload Automation AE - Scheduler (AutoSys) Workload Automation Agent CA Workload Automation AE

Issue/Introduction

Users may notice that WA Agent 11.5 agent reserving huge pages on Linux OS. This can prevent other applications from starting up.

[email protected]# grep HugePages /proc/meminfo
AnonHugePages:      6144 kB
HugePages_Total:    2304
HugePages_Free:     2294
HugePages_Rsvd:      630
HugePages_Surp:        0

Cause

This is a known defect in the AdoptOpen JRE that is shipped with the WA Agent 11.5.

See the defect link here.

Environment

Release : 11.5

Component : CA Workload Automation System Agent

Resolution

Upgrade or replace the JRE.  The JRE may be replaced with Oracle JRE, however there may be licensing requirements.  Consult with Oracle for more details.

Additional Information

Note: Broadcom can no longer ship or provide Oracle JRE with any of our products.